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Near Dalhart in Dallam County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Dallam County

 
 
Dallam County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2015
1. Dallam County Marker
Inscription.
Formed from Young and Bexar
territories
Created    Organized
August 21, 1876    July 28, 1891

Named in honor of
James W. Dallam
1818-1847
Compiler of digest of decisions
of Supreme Court of the
Republic of Texas, 1845

County Seat, Texline, 1891-1903
Dalhart, since
this area was once part of
XIT Ranch.

 
Erected 1936 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1158.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 36° 5.235′ N, 102° 33.275′ W. Marker is near Dalhart, Texas, in Dallam County. Marker is on U.S. 87 0.2 miles north of South Sedan Road (County Road 1727), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12366 US-87, Dalhart TX 79022, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mrs. Cordia Sloan Duke (approx. 2.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Heartland of Old XIT Ranch (approx. 2.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Dallam County Courthouse
Dallam County Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2015
2. Dallam County Monument Marker
(approx. 2.5 miles away); Texas Sesquicentennial (approx. 2.5 miles away); James R. Fox, Jr. (approx. 2.5 miles away); Dalhart Army Air Field (approx. 2.6 miles away); St. James Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); Hartley County (approx. 15 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dalhart.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on XIT Ranch. (Submitted on September 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Texas State Historical Association article on Dallam County. (Submitted on September 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Political SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers
 
View north from marker on US Highway 87. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2015
3. View north from marker on US Highway 87.
View south towards City of Dalhart, TX. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2015
4. View south towards City of Dalhart, TX.
Closeup of Texas Star on monument. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2015
5. Closeup of Texas Star on monument.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 266 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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