Hillsboro in Hill County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1981 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2906.)
Location. 32° 0.758′ N, 97° 7.896′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, Texas, in Hill County. Marker is on North Covington Street near Fancher Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsboro TX 76645, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hill County Jail (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hill County (about 600 feet away); Hill County Courthouse (about 600 feet away); Site of Old Lexington Village (about 600 feet away); Courthouse History Hill County Confederate Memorial (about 700 feet away); Pioneer Bank Building (about 700 feet away); Bond's Alley (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsboro.
Regarding Katy Depot. National Register of Historic Places:
Missouri-Kansas-Texas Company Railroad Station (added 1979 - - #79002978)
Also known as Katy Depot
Covington Street , Hillsboro
♦ Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
♦ Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
♦ Architectural Style: Other, Shingle Style, Prairie School
♦ Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture
♦ Period of Significance: 1900-1924
♦ Owner: Local
♦ Historic Function: Transportation
♦ Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Also see . . . Texas State Historical Association~The Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (Katy). ...the first railroad to enter Texas from the north, began its corporate existence in 1865... (Submitted on February 5, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 29, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 5, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 5, 6. submitted on February 4, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.