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Near Higgins in Lipscomb County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Lipscomb County

 
 
Lipscomb County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 2, 2012
1. Lipscomb County Marker
Inscription.  
Formed from Young and
Bexar Territories
Created, August 21, 1876
Organized June 6, 1887

Named in honor of
Abner S. Lipscomb, 1789-1856
Secretary of State
in President Lamar's cabinet
Member of the Constitutional
Convention, 1845
Associate justice of the first
Supreme Court of Texas

Lipscomb, the county seat

 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 3082.)
 
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.
 
Location. 36° 7.761′ N, 100° 0.326′ W. Marker is near Higgins, Texas, in Lipscomb County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 60 and County Road Aa, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 60. Marker is 0.1 miles west of Oklahoma State line. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Higgins TX 79046, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Higgins Cemetery
Lipscomb County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 2, 2012
2. Lipscomb County Marker
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 1.7 miles away); Higgins (approx. 1.7 miles away); Will Rogers (approx. 1.7 miles away).
 
Lipscomb County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 2, 2012
3. Lipscomb County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 385 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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