Guadalupe County

EST 1846

Guadalupe Facts

History

* Established March 30 1846

* Named after the Guadalupe river

* First to inhabit the land in that area was the Paleo-Indian hunter-gatherers thousands of years before European colonization.

* In 1929 oil was discovered

Minerals/Economy/Livestock

Minerals: Oil,Gas

Economy: Oil, Gas, Biomedical (laboratory test kits), Packaging (plastic bags), Caterpillar CO. Engine parts

Livestock: Raising and showing goats

Recreation

* River activities, rodeos, hunting, fishing, other community events

Attractions

* Holds the worlds largest pecan


By: Tatiana Moore