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Paint Rock in Concho County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Concho County

 
 
Concho County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, April 5, 2010
1. Concho County Marker
Inscription.
Created February 1, 1858
Organized March 11, 1879.
Named for the river which the Spaniards called the Concho because of the many shells that they found in it.
Paint Rock, The County Seat

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 1017.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 31° 30.509′ N, 99° 55.192′ W. Marker is in Paint Rock, Texas, in Concho County. Marker is on Roberts Avenue (U.S. 83) north of Farm to Market 380. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Courthouse Square. Marker is in this post office area: Paint Rock TX 76866, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John S. Chisum (approx. 3.2 miles away); San Clemente Mission (approx. 9.4 miles away); Hoffman Cemetery (approx. 9.8 miles away); SPJST Lodge No. 49 (approx. 11.8 miles away); Sweet Home School (approx. 12 miles away); Sons of Hermann Lodge (approx. 12 miles away); Rowena (approx. 12.2 miles away); Oldest Rock Building in City (approx. 12.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Paint Rock, Texas
Marker in front of the court house image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, April 5, 2010
2. Marker in front of the court house
. Paint Rock, Texas, was named for the extensive Indian pictographs about a mile south of town on the bluffs of the Concho River. (Submitted on April 25, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.) 
 
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Road Sign to Paint Rock Pictographs image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, April 5, 2010
3. Road Sign to Paint Rock Pictographs
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 25, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 861 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the Pictographs. • Can you help?
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