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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 at the intersection of N. Roberts (U.S. 83) and Moss Street, on the right when traveling north on N. Roberts. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Courthouse Square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 152 N. Roberts, Paint Rock TX 76866, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Concho County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); John S. Chisum (approx. 3.2 miles away); Community of Concho (approx. 6.8 miles away); Texas Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway (approx. 7.6 miles away); San Clemente Mission (approx.
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
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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paint Rock.
 
More about this marker. The marker was restored in 1964.
 
Also see . . .
1. Paint Rock, Texas. 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.) 

2. Concho County. From the Texas State Historical Association's "Handbook of Texas Online". (Submitted on March 25, 2018, by Duane Hall of Abilene, 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
Marker in front of Concho County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 23, 2018
4. Marker in front of Concho County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 25, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 914 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.   4. submitted on March 25, 2018, by Duane Hall of Abilene, 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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