VIESCA PRECINCT. The Precinct of Viesca, sometimes confused with the municipality of Viesca, was established by the ayuntamiento of San Felipe de Austin on November 1, 1830, as one of the Mexican governmental subdivisions. Its boundary began at the crossing of the Coushatta Trace on the east bank of the Brazos River, thence in a direct line to the Atascosito Road at a point four leagues from the Brazos, along the Atascosito Road to the divide between the San Jacinto and Trinity rivers, northward on the divide to the Old San Antonio Road, along the San Antonio Road to the Brazos, and down the meanders of the Brazos to its place of beginning.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Malcolm D. McLean, "Viesca Precinct," accessed March 29, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/ngv01.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.