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Claude in Armstrong County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Armstrong County

 
 
Armstrong County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 22, 2016
1. Armstrong County Marker
Inscription. Created 1876. Name honors several Texas pioneers named Armstrong. Ranching became the chief industry when huge JA Ranch was established here in 1876.

Farming was introduced after the railroad came through, 1887. County was organized in 1890. Present courthouse was built 1912.
 
Erected 1969 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 202.)
 
Location. 35° 6.573′ N, 101° 21.527′ W. Marker is in Claude, Texas, in Armstrong County. Marker is at the intersection of First Street (U.S. 287) and Trice Street, on the left when traveling west on First Street. Click for map. Located at the Armstrong County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Trice Street, Claude TX 79019, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. and Mrs. Wm. A. Warner (here, next to this marker); Route of Coronado Expedition (here, next to this marker); Town of Claude (here, next to this marker); Boy Scout Troop No. 17 (here, next to this marker); The Great Panhandle Indian Scare of 1891 (a few steps from this marker); Charles Howard Roan
Armstrong County Marker at Armstrong County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 22, 2016
2. Armstrong County Marker at Armstrong County Courthouse.
Marker is the lone marker on the left side.
(a few steps from this marker); "The Claude News" (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early Sheriffs (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Claude.
 
Also see . . .  Texas State Historical Association article on Armstrong County. (Submitted on December 10, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Armstrong County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 22, 2016
3. Armstrong County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 260 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page was last revised on December 10, 2016.
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