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WORTH COUNTY. Worth County was created out of Santa Fe County on January 3, 1850, with Val Verde, New Mexico, as the county seat. The county was never organized, and the territory was ceded to the United States on November 25, 1850, as a part of the Compromise of 1850.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Hans Peter Nielsen Gammel, comp., Laws of Texas, 1822–1897 (10 vols., Austin: Gammel, 1898).
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