Many of the Texas missions were relocated, sometimes more than once, and often the mission names were changed. Some were simply abandoned or destroyed.
In the table below we show the final name and approximate final location. Locations are approximate and refer to the nearest modern city or town. An asterisk (*) on the name or location indicates that there was a name change or a move, and the details are included in the individual pages for each mission.
The founding date, reflects the original founding of the mission.
CC = Active Catholic Church
PK = State or National Park
AR = Archaeological site / visible ruins
NR = Nothing significant remains; the location may have been lost
The list below is incomplete… it’s difficult to find detailed information on the early missions in Texas. We welcome additional information! Please use our Contact form to get in touch.
Click the column headings to sort the table. Click the mission names to read about the missions.
(P) – a presidio linked to a mission