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

Terrell County

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, August 31, 2019
1. Terrell County Marker
Inscription.  
Formed from Pecos County
Created Organized
April 8,1905 September 19, 1905

Named in honor of
Alexander Watkins Terrell
1827-1912
A distinguished officer in the
Confederate Army
Member of the Texas Legislature
for sixteen years

Sanderson, the county seat

 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 5232.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 30° 8.691′ N, 102° 24.405′ W. Marker is in Sanderson, Texas, in Terrell County. Marker is on West Oak Street (U.S. 90) 0.2 miles east of U.S. 285, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sanderson TX 79848, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sanderson Flash Flood (approx. 0.7 miles away); Terrell County Eagle (approx. 0.7 miles away); General Alexander W. Terrell / Texas in the Civil War
Terrell County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, August 31, 2019
2. Terrell County Marker
(approx. mile away); El Buen Pastor Methodist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Baxter's Curve Train Robbery (approx. 10 miles away); Dryden Intermediate Field Site 29 (approx. 13.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Terrell County - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on September 4, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 4, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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