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Near Floydada in Floyd County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Floyd County

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
1. Floyd County Marker
Inscription.
Formed from Young and Bexar
Territories
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
Floyd County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
2. Floyd County Marker
away); 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. 6.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Floydada.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Floyd County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
3. Floyd County Marker
Three historical markers in background are; Roots of the Catholic Faith in West Texas, Coronado in Blanco Canyon and The Battle of Blanco Canyon.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 124 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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