Perryton in Ochiltree County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Young & Bexar territories
Created, August 21, 1876
Organized, February 21, 1889
Named in honor of
William Beck Ochiltree, 1811-1867
Associate Justice, Supreme Court
of Texas, 1842; Secretary of the
Treasury, 1844; the last Attorney
General of the Republic of Texas;
member of the Texas Legislature,
1855; delegate to the Secession
Convention of 1861; colonel in
the Confederate army.
County Seat Ochiltree, 1889
Perryton, since 1920
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 3662.)
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. A significant historical date for this entry is February 21, 1889.
Location. 36° 24.628′ N, 100° 48.151′ W. Marker is in Perryton, Texas, in Ochiltree County. Marker is on North Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 North Main Street, Perryton TX 79070, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Gray Community Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Plainview Hardware Company Building (approx. 0.9 miles away); George Morgan Perry (approx. 1.1 miles away); Colonel William B. Ochiltree (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Blasingame Home (approx. 1.4 miles away); Ochiltree Townsite (approx. 9 miles away); Ochiltree Cemetery (approx. 9.1 miles away); Sheriff James Sidney Talley (approx. 9.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perryton.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 357 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.