Tulia in Swisher County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
1890 - 1990
Established in 1876 by the Texas Legislature from Bexar District
Named for James Gibson Swisher, Hero of the Texas Revolution
Organized July 17, 1890
Pioneers who settled Swisher County
Endured hardships and adversity with unwavering courage
Tulia was named the county seat. Other towns are Happy and Kress
Rural communities and schools of the county were
Adair - Alexander - Auburn - Center Plains - Childress
Claytonville – Elkins – Fanchon – Flynt – Houston
Kaffir – Lakeview – Love – McGuire - New Hope
Price - Red Hill - Sunny Slope – Taylor - Union Hill
Valley View - Vigo Park – Whitfield – Word - Wright
Agriculture is the predominant industry in Swisher County
Law, Order, Education and Christian principles have sustained
Swisher County People for 100 Years
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tulia TX 79088, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flynt Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Ozark Trails Association (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Swisher County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); JA Ranch Cabin (about 600 feet away); First Methodist Church of Tulia (approx. ¼ mile away); Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tulia Depot (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tulia.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 287 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 1, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 3. submitted on November 19, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.