WACO COUNTY. Waco County, as established for judicial and other purposes on January 29, 1842, embraced the area of present Falls County. Viesca was named the county seat. Waco County was abolished by a Texas Supreme court decision, Stockton v. Montgomery (1842), which made all judicial counties unconstitutional.
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