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Near Floydada in Floyd County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Floyd County

 
 
Floyd County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
1. Floyd County Marker
Inscription.  
Formed from Young and Bexar
Territories
Created • Organized
August 21, 1876 • May 28, 1890
Named in honor of
Dolphin Ward Floyd
A captain who died at the Alamo
County seat, Floyd City, 1890
Floydada, since 1892

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 1928.)
 
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 May 28, 1890.
 
Location. 33° 53.523′ N, 101° 21.614′ W. Marker is near Floydada, Texas, in Floyd County. Marker is on U.S. 62, on the left when traveling south. Marker is in roadside park, 7 miles south of Floydada. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Floydada TX 79235, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of Blanco Canyon (a few steps from this marker); Coronado in Blanco Canyon (a few steps from this marker); Roots of the Catholic Faith in West Texas
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(a few steps from this marker); Floydada, Texas (approx. 6.1 miles away); Zimmerman House (approx. 6.2 miles away); First Baptist Church of Floydada (approx. 6.4 miles away); First Methodist Church of Floydada (approx. 6.4 miles away); Floydada Lodge No. 712, A. F. & A. M. (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Floydada.
 
Floyd County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
2. Floyd County Marker
Floyd County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
3. Floyd County Marker
Three historical markers in background are; Roots of the Catholic Faith in West Texas, Coronado in Blanco Canyon and The Battle of Blanco Canyon.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 299 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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