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Muleshoe in Bailey County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Bailey County

 
 
Bailey County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 29, 2014
1. Bailey County Marker
Inscription.
A part of Bexar Territory
1836-1876
Created August 21, 1876
Organized November 5, 1918
Named in honor of
Peter James Bailey
1812-1836
A Kentucky lawyer
killed in defending the Alamo

Muleshoe, the County Seat

 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 276.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 34° 13.456′ N, 102° 43.556′ W. Marker is in Muleshoe, Texas, in Bailey County. Marker is on South 1st Street (State Highway 214) south of West Avenue C, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 South 1st Street, Muleshoe TX 79347, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Founding of Bailey County (here, next to this marker); Old Muleshoe Ranch Cookhouse (approx. 1.6 miles away); Old Hurley (approx. 2.7 miles away); XIT Ranch South Line (approx. 3 miles away); Bailey County Cemetery (approx. 4.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Bailey County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 29, 2014
2. Bailey County Marker
Bailey County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 29, 2014
3. Bailey County Court House
Bailey County Marker is on far left. The Founding of Bailey County Marker is in center of photo.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 329 times since then and 22 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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