Spearman in Hansford County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Hansford County, created 1876 and organized 1889, relocated its county seat here in 1929. The courthouse was built 1931.
Center for agriculture, wheat storage, ranching, and petroleum industry. Early 1960's growth included 25 new businesses in two years. Streets paved with brick make city distinctive.
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5004.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
Location. 36° 11.853′ N, 101° 11.538′ W. Marker is in Spearman, Texas, in Hansford County. Marker is at the intersection of Southwest Court Street and South Bernice Street, on the right when traveling south on Southwest Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spearman TX 79081, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this Robert E. (Bob) Martin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hansford County (about 300 feet away); Brandt Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brick Streets of Spearman (approx. Ό mile away); Santa Fe Railroad Stationmaster's House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lindberghs Land at Spearman (approx. 1.7 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 30, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.