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Hillsboro in Hill County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hillsboro Junior College

 
 
Hillsboro Junior College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
1. Hillsboro Junior College Marker
Inscription. One of first public junior colleges in Texas. Established 1923, as a part of Hillsboro Public School System. Peak attendance was 410 students during 1939-40. School closed August 31, 1950, after voters defeated maintenance tax proposal twice. Reopened 1962.
 
Erected 1967 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2487.)
 
Location. 32° 0.511′ N, 97° 7.486′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, Texas, in Hill County. Marker is on 300 block of Walnut Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located between South Pleasant and South Abbott Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsboro TX 76645, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church of Hillsboro (approx. 0.2 miles away); Central Christian Church (approx. mile away); Abbott House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old G. D. Tarlton House (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Mary's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); City of Hillsboro (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hillsboro Post Office Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hill County Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hillsboro.
 
Categories. Education
 
Hillsboro Junior College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
2. Hillsboro Junior College Marker
Hillsboro Junior College, seen today boarded up image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
3. Hillsboro Junior College, seen today boarded up
Hillsboro Junior College seen along 300 block of Walnut Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
4. Hillsboro Junior College seen along 300 block of Walnut Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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