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George West in Live Oak County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

City of George West

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, April 6, 2019
1. City of George West Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1913 by George Washington West, rancher and civic leader, who secured railroad route through Live Oak County and provided several municipal buildings and plots for others. Became county seat in 1919. Market and shipping point for cattle and cotton.
 
Erected 1967 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 6295.)
 
Location. 28° 20.063′ N, 98° 6.871′ W. Marker is in George West, Texas, in Live Oak County. Marker is at the intersection of Houston Street (Business U.S. 59) and Guadalupe Street, on the right when traveling east on Houston Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 Houston Street, George West TX 78022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Birthplace of J. Frank Dobie (here, next to this marker); Thelma Laura Pugh-Lindholm (here, next to this marker); VFW and American Legion War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Live Oak County (approx. 1.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. George West, TX - The Handbook of Texas Online
City of George West Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, April 6, 2019
2. City of George West Marker
Marker is the middle of the three visible in this photo.
. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on April 16, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 

2. George Washington West - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on April 16, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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