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

Dickens County

 
 
Dickens County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
1. Dickens County Marker
Inscription.  
Formed from Young and Bexar
Territories
Created August 21, 1876
Organized April 15, 1903
Dickens, County Seat

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 1219.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 15, 1903.
 
Location. 33° 37.29′ N, 100° 50.177′ W. Marker is in Dickens, Texas, in Dickens County. Marker is on 5th Street east of Montgomery Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dickens TX 79229, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dickens Springs (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dickens Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Site of Anderson's Fort or Soldier's Mound (approx. 6.7 miles away); Lisenby-Campbell House (approx. 9.8 miles away); Fourth U.S. Cavalry
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(approx. 9.9 miles away); Texas Agricultural Experiment Station at Spur (approx. 10.2 miles away); Marshall Clinton Formby, Jr. (approx. 10.9 miles away).
 
Dickens County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
2. Dickens County Marker
Dickens County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
3. Dickens County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 494 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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