Mentone in Loving County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Formed from Tom Green County
Created February 26, 1887
Organized July 8, 1893
Named in honor of Oliver Loving, 1812-1867, farmer, rancher and an early trail driver.
Mentone, the county seat
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 3142.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 31° 42.382′ N, 103° 35.911′ W. Marker is in Mentone, Texas, in Loving County. Marker is at the intersection of Bell Street (State Highway 302) and Pecos Street (County Road 300), on the right when traveling west on Bell Street. Touch for map. Marker is in front of the courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Mentone TX 79754, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mentone (within shouting distance of this marker); Oliver Loving, C.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); Mentone Community Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Route of Old Butterfield Stagecoach Road (approx. half a mile away); Goodnight-Loving Trail (approx. half a mile away).
Also see . . . Welcome to Loving County, Texas. County Seat: Mentone Population : 67 Area: Loving County (Submitted on November 22, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 267 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 22, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.