Kountze in Hardin County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Organized August 9, 1858
Named in honor of the Hardins of Liberty County, five brothers - Benjamin Watson, Augustine Blackburn, William, Franklin and Milton A. who came to Texas in 1825
County seat, Hardin, 1858-1887
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 11154.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 30° 22.098′ N, 94° 19.002′ W. Marker is in Kountze, Texas, in Hardin County. Marker is on State Highway 326, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is located in NW corner of the courthouse square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Monroe Street, Kountze TX 77625, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Courthouses of Hardin County (here, next to this marker); General Braxton Bragg, C.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); Hooks Abstract Company (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church of Kountze (approx. 0.2 miles away); First United Methodist Church of Kountze (approx. 0.3 miles away).
Categories. • Government •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2011, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2011, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.