Clarendon in Donley County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Created • Organized
August 21, 1876 • March 22, 1882
Named in honor of
Stockton P. Donley
1821 – 1871
a Confederate officer
elected to the Texas Supreme
Bench in 1866
Clarendon, the County Seat
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 1250.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 34° 56.654′ N, 100° 53.952′ W. Marker is in Clarendon, Texas, in Donley County. Marker is at the intersection of West 2nd Street (U.S. 287) and State Route 70, on the right when traveling west on West 2nd Street. Click for map. Located in a truck rest area off westbound U.S. Highway 287. Marker is in this post office area: Clarendon TX 79226, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Funeral Business in Clarendon (approx. 0.7 miles away); Stockton P. Donley (approx. 0.7 miles away); Donley County Courthouse (approx. 0.7 miles away).
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . .
1. Texas State Historical Association article about Donley County. (Submitted on August 13, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. History of Donley County, Texas. (Submitted on August 13, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 206 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on August 13, 2016.