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Johnson City in Blanco County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Blanco County

 
 
Blanco County Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2010
1. Blanco County Marker
Inscription.
Formed from Burnet, Hays,
Gillespie and Comal Counties.
Created February 12, 1858
Organized April 12, 1858
Named for the stream which
traverses the region.
County seat, Blanco City,
1858-1890
Johnson City, since.

 
Erected 1936 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 426.)
 
Location. 30° 16.678′ N, 98° 24.686′ W. Marker is in Johnson City, Texas, in Blanco County. Marker is on Pecan Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on the south grounds of the county courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 E. Pecan Avenue, Johnson City TX 78636, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blanco County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Blanco County Veterans Memorial Flagpole (within shouting distance of this marker); 1894 Blanco County Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); James Polk Johnson Building (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); L. B. J. Boyhood Home
Blanco County Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2010
2. Blanco County Marker
South courthouse entrance in background.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); First Christian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pedernales Electric Cooperative, Inc. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnson City.
 
Also see . . .  Blanco County. (Submitted on June 3, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. GovernmentPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers
 
Blanco County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2010
3. Blanco County Courthouse
Looking NW.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 585 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 3, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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