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

Hansford County

 
 
Hansford County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Lowrey, March 26, 2021
1. Hansford County Marker
Inscription.  
Formed from Young and Bexar
territories
Created, August 21, 1876
Organized, March 11, 1889
Named in honor of
John M. Hansford
came to Texas in 1837
Member of the Texas Congress
Judge of the Seventh Judicial
District, 1840-1842
Died in 1844
Hansford, the county seat

 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 2366.)
 
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 March 11, 1889.
 
Location. 36° 11.902′ N, 101° 11.536′ W. Marker is in Spearman, Texas, in Hansford County. Marker is at the intersection of Northwest Court Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Northwest Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 NW Court Street, Spearman TX 79081, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert E. (Bob) Martin (a few steps from this marker); Spearman (about 300
Hansford County Marker near the courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Allen Lowrey, March 26, 2021
2. Hansford County Marker near the courthouse
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feet away, measured in a direct line); Brandt Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brick Streets of Spearman (approx. 0.2 miles away); Santa Fe Railroad Stationmaster's House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lindberghs Land at Spearman (approx. 1.8 miles away); Hansford Cemetery (approx. 5.8 miles away); Site of Hansford County Courthouse (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spearman.
 
Hansford County Marker and Hansford County Sheriff Robert Martin marker in front of the courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Allen Lowrey, March 26, 2021
3. Hansford County Marker and Hansford County Sheriff Robert Martin marker in front of the courthouse
Hansford County Marker in its previous location image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
4. Hansford County Marker in its previous location
Hansford County Marker in its previous location image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
5. Hansford County Marker in its previous location
This view was west on Texas Route 15.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on March 27, 2021, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 27, 2021, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas.   4, 5. submitted on March 31, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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