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Lufkin in Angelina County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

City of Lufkin

 
 
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By Steve Gustafson, March 15, 2010
1. City of Lufkin Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1882. Soon became a thriving sawmill community. Named for E.P. Lufkin, chief of crew that surveyed railroad through town. Has been county seat of Angelina County since 1892. Now a regional manufacturing and commerce center. Products include paper and wood products, oilfield pumps, trailers, and foundry castings.
 
Erected 1970. (Marker Number 8709.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1882.
 
Location. 31° 19′ N, 94° 43′ W. Marker is in Lufkin, Texas, in Angelina County. Marker is on South Timberland Drive near Tulane Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in Kiwanis Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lufkin TX 75901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First United Methodist Church of Lufkin (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Christian Church of Lufkin (approx. 0.8 miles away); Whitehouse Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lufkin Foundry and Machine Company
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By Steve Gustafson, February 22, 2010
2. City of Lufkin Marker
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); W.C. Trout and the Counter-Balanced Pumping Unit (approx. 1.4 miles away); Angelina County (approx. 1˝ miles away); Site of Martin Wagon Company (approx. 1.6 miles away); KRBA-AM Radio Station (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lufkin.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,348 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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