Wheeler in Wheeler County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Young and Bexar territories
Created August 21, 1876
Organized April 12, 1879
Named in honor of
Royal T. Wheeler
1810 – 1864
Associate Justice of the Supreme
Court of Texas, 1844-1858
Chief Justice, 1858-1864
County Seat, Mobeetie, 1879-1906
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 5779.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 35° 26.678′ N, 100° 16.345′ W. Marker is in Wheeler, Texas, in Wheeler County. Marker is on South Alan L Bean Boulevard south of East Oklahoma Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wheeler TX 79096, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wheeler County Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Wheeler County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The Millie Porter House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wheeler Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles Mobeetie Cemetery (approx. 10.1 miles away); Old Wheeler County Jail, 1886 (approx. 10.6 miles away); Temple Lea Houston (approx. 10.6 miles away); Frank Willis, Sr. (approx. 10.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wheeler.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
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