Tigertown, Washington County, Texas

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Tigertown, also known as Tiger Point, was an unincorporated community in Washington County, Texas. It was approximately located at the intersection of Farm to Market Road 109 and County Road 3456, about 6 miles from Brenham. [1]

Washington County, Texas County in the United States

Washington County is a county in Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 33,718. Its county seat is Brenham, which is located on the Brazos River. The county was created in 1835 as a municipality of Mexico and organized as a county in 1837. is named for George Washington, the first president of the United States.

Brenham, Texas City in Texas, United States

Brenham is a city in east-central Texas in Washington County, United States, with a population of 15,716 according to the 2010 U.S. census. It is the county seat of Washington County. Brenham is south of College Station, and about halfway between Houston and Austin approximately 70 miles (110 km) northwest of Houston, and about 90 miles (140 km) east of Austin.


Tigertown was founded before the Texas Revolution. Someone in the area named the town Tigertown because some men acted like tigers. It had a post office by the 1850's, but nothing remained of the town by 1900. Today, a farm stands on where Tigertown existed. [2]

Texas Revolution military conflict

The Texas Revolution was a rebellion of colonists from the United States and Tejanos in putting up armed resistance to the centralist government of Mexico. While the uprising was part of a larger one that included other provinces opposed to the regime of President Antonio López de Santa Anna, the Mexican government believed the United States had instigated the Texas insurrection with the goal of annexation. The Mexican Congress passed the Tornel Decree, declaring that any foreigners fighting against Mexican troops "will be deemed pirates and dealt with as such, being citizens of no nation presently at war with the Republic and fighting under no recognized flag." Only the province of Texas succeeded in breaking with Mexico, establishing the Republic of Texas, and eventually being annexed by the United States.

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  1. "Tigertown, Texas | History & Genealogy, Photos, Postcards, Maps and Information". www.historictexas.net. Retrieved 2018-05-03.
  2. E., CHRISTIAN, CAROLE (2010-06-15). "TIGERTOWN, TX". tshaonline.org. Retrieved 2018-05-03.