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Sierra Blanca in Hudspeth County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hudspeth County Courthouse

 
 
Hudspeth County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 21, 2012
1. Hudspeth County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Hudspeth County created by the 35th legislature and organized September 4, 1917, by the following commissioners appointed by the governor of Texas.
T.D. Love B Bean Joe Gardner
J.M. Walling L.R. Millican
This adobe courthouse constructed May 12, 1919
 
Erected 1962 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2591.)
 
Location. 31° 10.784′ N, 105° 21.453′ W. Marker is in Sierra Blanca, Texas, in Hudspeth County. Marker can be reached from Sierra Blanca Avenue (Ranch to Market Road 1111) 0.3 miles north of Business Route 10, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Courthouse is just west of Ranch Road 1111. Marker is at the south entrance of building. Marker is in this post office area: Sierra Blanca TX 79851, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Quitman (within shouting distance of this marker); Sierra Blanca Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); America's Second Transcontinental Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hudspeth County (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Killing of General J. J. Byrne
Hudspeth County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 21, 2012
2. Hudspeth County Courthouse Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); August Fransal (approx. 0.4 miles away); Claude Hudspeth (approx. 8.4 miles away).
 
Regarding Hudspeth County Courthouse. Only adobe county courthouse in state.
 
Categories. PoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
Hudspeth County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 21, 2012
3. Hudspeth County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 225 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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