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Clarendon in Donley County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Donley County

 
 
Donley County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 22, 2016
1. Donley County Marker
Inscription.  
Formed from Young and Bexar
territories
Created • Organized
August 21, 1876 • March 22, 1882
Named in honor of
Stockton P. Donley
1821 – 1871
a Confederate officer
elected to the Texas Supreme
Bench in 1866
Clarendon, the County Seat

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 1250.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Political SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 22, 1882.
 
Location. 34° 56.654′ N, 100° 53.952′ W. Marker is in Clarendon, Texas, in Donley County. Marker is at the intersection of West 2nd Street (U.S. 287) and State Highway 70, on the right when traveling west on West 2nd Street. Located in a truck rest area off westbound U.S. Highway 287. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clarendon TX 79226, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clarendon College (approx. 0.2 miles away); S. W. Lowe House
Donley County Marker in rest area. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 22, 2016
2. Donley County Marker in rest area.
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); Church of St. John Baptist (approx. 0.6 miles away); First United Methodist Church of Clarendon (approx. 0.7 miles away); Funeral Business in Clarendon (approx. 0.7 miles away); Stockton P. Donley (approx. 0.7 miles away); Donley County Courthouse (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Clarendon News (approx. Ύ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarendon.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Texas State Historical Association article about Donley County. (Submitted on August 13, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. History of Donley County, Texas. (Submitted on August 13, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
View east of looking back into Clarendon. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 22, 2016
3. View east of looking back into Clarendon.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 13, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 412 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Oct. 5, 2022