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The Nueces River runs west to east throughout los angeles Salle County, and at one time it served because the boundary among Texas and Mexico. The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, signed in 1848, ceded the Nueces Strip to Texas. l. a. Salle County used to be shaped out of a few of this land in 1858. Early settlers struggled to outlive within the wild terrain amid fears of assaults from outlaws and natives. From the Indian Raid of 1878 and the assassination of a sheriff, to droughts and mud storms, the hardy humans of los angeles Salle County continued. After an election in 1883, Cotulla used to be chosen because the everlasting county seat, a courthouse used to be erected, and church buildings and colleges have been equipped. The lawlessness of the prior is long gone, however the county's citizens percentage the perseverance of these early pioneers.

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