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

Village of Cone

 
 
Village of Cone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
1. Village of Cone Marker
Inscription.  Named in 1903 for J.S. Cone, who helped carry mail here from the nearby town of Emma. Post Office was established same year in general store of R.E. Chapman, who became the first Postmaster. Town once had a school, stores, and churches. Now center of irrigated section, which produces cotton, sorghum grains, and wheat.
 
Erected 1969 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5655.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
 
Location. 33° 47.72′ N, 101° 23.273′ W. Marker is in Cone, Texas, in Crosby County. Marker is on U.S. 62, 0.2 miles south of Farm to Market Road 193, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ralls TX 79357, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cone Cemetery (approx. 2 miles away); Farmer Community (approx. 4.1 miles away); Floyd County (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Battle of Blanco Canyon (approx. 6.9 miles away); Coronado in Blanco Canyon
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(approx. 6.9 miles away); Roots of the Catholic Faith in West Texas (approx. 6.9 miles away); City of Ralls (approx. 8 miles away); Early Settlers of Ralls (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cone.
 
Village of Cone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
2. Village of Cone Marker
Village of Cone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
3. Village of Cone Marker
View south on highway US-62.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 441 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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