Near Muleshoe in Bailey County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
one-half mile west to townsite of
Settlers came in and a church and school were begun.
In 1913, however, the railroad bypassed town. Efforts to start “New Hurley”—on the rail line—failed. After Muleshoe became county seat, 1918, Hurley expired.
Erected 1970 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3752.)
Location. 34° 15.83′ N, 102° 43.399′ W. Marker is near Muleshoe, Texas, in Bailey County. Marker is at the intersection of Texas Route 214 and County Route 1033, on the right when traveling south on State Route 214. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Muleshoe TX 79347, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Muleshoe Ranch Cookhouse (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Founding of Bailey County (approx. 2.7 miles Bailey County (approx. 2.7 miles away); Bailey County Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away); XIT Ranch South Line (approx. 5.7 miles away).
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