Greenville in Hunt County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Hunt County's First Railroad
The Katy, which immediately built on to Mineola, stimulated a boom in Greenville and Hunt County population and economy.
Erected 1972 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 7806.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
Location. 33° 8.401′ N, 96° 6.738′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Texas, in Hunt County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Street and Wright Street, on the right when traveling south on Lee Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3102 Lee Street, Greenville TX 75401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this The Old Greenville Post Office (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Greenville "Herald" (about 600 feet away); Greenville Building and Loan Association (about 600 feet away); Germany House (about 700 feet away); Greenville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Central Christian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); 1929 Hunt County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the "Katy Depot". (Submitted on June 27, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 27, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.