Alice in Jim Wells County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Jim Wells County
Created March 11, 1911,
Organized May 6, 1911,
Named for Judge James B. Wells,
an able lawyer,
Born near Aransas Pass, Texas,
July 12, 1854,
Died at Brownsville
December 21, 1923
Alice, the county seat
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 2757.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. 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, 1911.
Location. 27° 44.708′ N, 98° 5.102′ W. Marker is in Alice, Texas, in Jim Wells County. Marker is at the intersection of Ida Street and Falfurrias Highway (Business U.S. 281), on the left when traveling west on Ida Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alice TX 78332, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alice Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); McGill Brothers Building (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jose de Escandon (approx. Ύ mile away); First Presbyterian Church of Alice (approx. 0.9 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Alice (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Baptist Church of Alice (approx. 0.9 miles away); Jim Wells County Courthouse (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alice.
Also see . . . Jim Wells County - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on March 14, 2022, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 14, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2022, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2022, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.