Ozona in Crockett County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Crockett County's First Producing Oil Well
Powell No. 1 was the beginning of a vital new industry for Crockett County, before 1925 primarily a ranching area. The next important strike occurred in the Crockett Field in 1938. There are currently over 2000 producing oil and gas wells in the county.
Erected 1975 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1113.)
Location. 30° 54.671′ N, 101° 26.788′ W. Marker is in Ozona, Texas, in Crockett County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 190 and State Highway 137, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 190. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ozona TX 76943, United States of America.
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on May 30, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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