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Perryton in Ochiltree County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Ochiltree County

 
 
Ochiltree County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
1. Ochiltree County Marker
Inscription.
Formed from
Young & Bexar territories
Created, August 21, 1876
Organized, February 21, 1889
Named in honor of
William Beck Ochiltree, 1811-1867
Associate Justice, Supreme Court
of Texas, 1842; Secretary of the
Treasury, 1844; the last Attorney
General of the Republic of Texas;
member of the Texas Legislature,
1855; delegate to the Secession
Convention of 1861; colonel in
the Confederate army.
County Seat Ochiltree, 1889
Perryton, since 1920

 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 3662.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 36° 24.628′ N, 100° 48.151′ W. Marker is in Perryton, Texas, in Ochiltree County. Marker is on North Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 North Main Street, Perryton TX 79070, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gray Community Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Plainview Hardware Company Building
Ochiltree County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
2. Ochiltree County Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); George Morgan Perry (approx. 1.1 miles away); Colonel William B. Ochiltree (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Blasingame Home (approx. 1.4 miles away); Ochiltree Townsite (approx. 9 miles away); Ochiltree Cemetery (approx. 9.1 miles away); Sheriff James Sidney Talley (approx. 9.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Perryton.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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