By Jeff Littlejohn, Walker County Historical Commission
Huntsville is without doubt one of the oldest and so much respected towns within the Lone celebrity State.
Founded within the mid-1830s as Texans gained their independence from Mexico, Huntsville turned the house of Sam Houston—the first president of the Republic of Texas and later governor of the country. Nestled one of the lakes and timber of the japanese piney woods, Huntsville emerged as a necessary middle of schooling and justice within the past due nineteenth century.
Today the town continues to be a colourful, turning out to be neighborhood recognized for some of its greatest employers, together with Sam Houston nation collage and the Texas division of legal Justice.
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