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Sierra Blanca in Hudspeth County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hudspeth County

 
 
Hudspeth County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 21, 2012
1. Hudspeth County Marker
Inscription.
Formed from El Paso County
Created February 16, 1917
Organized August 25, 1917

Named in honor of
Claude Benton Hudspeth
Born in 1877
A native Texan
Holder of larger ranching interests
Member of the Texas Legislature
and the United States Congress

Sierra Blanca, the county seat

 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 2590.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 31° 10.478′ N, 105° 21.443′ W. Marker is in Sierra Blanca, Texas, in Hudspeth County. Marker is at the intersection of Sierra Blanca Avenue (Ranch to Market Road 1111) and El Paso Street (Business Interstate 10), on the right when traveling north on Sierra Blanca Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sierra Blanca TX 79851, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Killing of General J. J. Byrne (here, next to this marker); America's Second Transcontinental Railroad (here, next to this marker); Sierra Blanca Methodist Church
Hudspeth County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 21, 2012
2. Hudspeth County Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Quitman (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hudspeth County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); August Fransal (approx. 0.6 miles away); Claude Hudspeth (approx. 8 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Hudspeth County Marker (in center of photo) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 21, 2012
3. Hudspeth County Marker (in center of photo)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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