Near Kermit in Winkler County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Sand Hills
Many dunes more than 70' high. Heavy, shifting sands a natural barrier to travel. Campsite and game reservation for Indians.
Now part of expansive cattle ranges and rich oil fields.
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4561.)
Location. 31° 57.714′ N, 102° 57.908′ W. Marker is near Kermit, Texas, in Winkler County. Marker is on State Highway 115 half a mile north of Farm to Market Road 874, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kermit TX 79745, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blue Mountain (approx. 7.9 miles away); Moorhead Cable Tool Rig (approx. 9.9 Kermit (approx. 10.1 miles away); Colonel C. M. Winkler (approx. 10˝ miles away); Winkler County Courthouse (approx. 10˝ miles away); The Community Church (approx. 10˝ miles away); Old Duval Townsite (approx. 12.7 miles away).
Categories. • Environment •
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