Near Floydada in Floyd County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Created • Organized
August 21, 1876 • May 28, 1890
Named in honor of
Dolphin Ward Floyd
A captain who died at the Alamo
County seat, Floyd City, 1890
Floydada, since 1892
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 1928.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 33° 53.523′ N, 101° 21.614′ W. Marker is near Floydada, Texas, in Floyd County. Marker is on U.S. 62, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in roadside park, 7 miles south of Floydada. Marker is in this post office area: Floydada TX 79235, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of Blanco Canyon (a few steps from this marker); Coronado in Blanco Canyon (a few steps from this marker); Roots of the Catholic Faith in West Texas (a few steps from this marker); Floydada, Texas (approx. 6.1 miles away); Zimmerman House (approx. 6.2 miles First Baptist Church of Floydada (approx. 6.4 miles away); First Methodist Church of Floydada (approx. 6.4 miles away); Floydada Lodge No. 712, A. F. & A. M. (approx. 6½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Floydada.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
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