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Near Higgins in Lipscomb County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Lipscomb County

 
 
Lipscomb County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 2, 2012
1. Lipscomb County Marker
Inscription.
Formed from Young and
Bexar Territories
Created, August 21, 1876
Organized June 6, 1887

Named in honor of
Abner S. Lipscomb, 1789-1856
Secretary of State
in President Lamar's cabinet
Member of the Constitutional
Convention, 1845
Associate justice of the first
Supreme Court of Texas

Lipscomb, the county seat

 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 3082.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 36° 7.761′ N, 100° 0.326′ W. Marker is near Higgins, Texas, in Lipscomb County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 60 and County Road Aa, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 60. Click for map. Marker is 0.1 miles west of Oklahoma State line. Marker is in this post office area: Higgins TX 79046, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Higgins (approx. 1.7 miles away); Will Rogers (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Lipscomb County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 2, 2012
2. Lipscomb County Marker
Lipscomb County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 2, 2012
3. Lipscomb County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 263 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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