Just as the Hasinai Indian girl named Angelina extended a "hand of friendship and welcome" to Spanish explorers in 1690, we welcome you to Angelina County, located in the heart of the East Texas pineywoods.
Angelina County “Land of the Little Angel”
Angelina County, The only county in Texas named for a woman, was named for a Hasinai Indian woman who assisted early Spanish missionaries and they named her Angelina (Little Angel).
|The Purpose of the Angelina County Historical Commission is to coordinate and supervise the work of historical preservation in Angelina County. This includes the locating of and recommendations for marking historical sites, structures, records, documents, pictures and other related materials, the informing of the community of historical activities, the involvement of the community in historical preservation, and the interaction with other related agencies, groups and civic organizations involved in Angelina County’s historical heritage.|
|Our meetings are held the third Tuesday of January, April, July and October at the Angelina County Courthouse at 10:00 A.M. In accordance with Texas Historical Commission guidelines, members are appointed by the Angelina County Commissioner’s Court.|