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Tulia in Swisher County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Swisher County

1890 - 1990

 
 
Swisher County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 17, 2015
1. Swisher County Marker
Inscription. Faith and Courage --- Endurance and Success
Established in 1876 by the Texas Legislature from Bexar District
Named for James Gibson Swisher, Hero of the Texas Revolution
Organized July 17, 1890
Pioneers who settled Swisher County
Endured hardships and adversity with unwavering courage
Tulia was named the county seat. Other towns are Happy and Kress
Rural communities and schools of the county were
Adair - Alexander - Auburn - Center Plains - Childress
Claytonville – Elkins – Fanchon – Flynt – Houston
Kaffir – Lakeview – Love – McGuire - New Hope
Price - Red Hill - Sunny Slope – Taylor - Union Hill
Valley View - Vigo Park – Whitfield – Word - Wright
  Agriculture is the predominant industry in Swisher County
Law, Order, Education and Christian principles have sustained
Swisher County People for 100 Years
 
Erected 1990.
 
Location. 34° 32.175′ N, 101° 45.848′ W. Marker is in Tulia, Texas, in Swisher County. Marker is at the intersection of South Maxwell Avenue and SE 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north on South Maxwell Avenue. Click for map. Marker is on the
Swisher County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 17, 2015
2. Swisher County Marker
northeast corner. Marker is in this post office area: Tulia TX 79088, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flynt Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Ozark Trails Association (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Swisher County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); JA Ranch Cabin (about 600 feet away); First Methodist Church of Tulia (approx. 0.2 miles away); Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tulia Depot (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tulia.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Swisher County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
3. Swisher County Marker
Rear of marker with Swisher County Court House in background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 181 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page was last revised on November 20, 2016.
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