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Crosbyton in Crosby County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Crosbyton

 
 
Crosbyton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
1. Crosbyton Marker
Inscription. Founded 1908 on “Cutting Grounds” of C.B. Livestock Company which built a school, supply store, railroad and inn to encourage settlers. By 1911, had 1,000 citizens, was county seat.

Today is center of rich irrigated farm land. Home of Pioneer Museum. Gateway to White River Dam.
 
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1116.)
 
Location. 33° 39.583′ N, 101° 14.328′ W. Marker is in Crosbyton, Texas, in Crosby County. Marker is on West Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 West Main Street, Crosbyton TX 79322, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Rock House (a few steps from this marker); Crosby County (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Clay Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Citizens National Bank (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lamar Building (about 300 feet away); Work Building (about 300 feet away); Crosby County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); J. J. Pierce (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crosbyton.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Crosbyton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
2. Crosbyton Marker
Crosbyton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
3. Crosbyton Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 82 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 8, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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