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Crockett in Houston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Houston County

 
 
Houston County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, December 2, 2012
1. Houston County Marker
Inscription.
Created from Nacgodoches County
June 12, 1837
Organized the same year
named in honor of
Sam Houston
1793-1863
Commander-in-Chief of the Texan
Army at San Jacinto
President of the Republic and
Governor of the State of Texas
Senator in the United States
Congress, 1846-1859
Crockett, the county seat

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 11212.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 31° 19.797′ N, 95° 27.712′ W. Marker is in Crockett, Texas, in Houston County. Marker is on 4th Street (State Highway 19) north of Wood Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crockett TX 75835, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Miller-Spinks-Mayes Property (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of the Crockett Hotel (approx. 0.8 miles away); Five Courthouses of Houston County (approx. 0.9 miles away); Crockett (approx. 0.9 miles away); W.V. McConnell Building
Houston County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, December 2, 2012
2. Houston County Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Houston County Courthouse (approx. 0.9 miles away); First National Bank of Crockett (approx. 0.9 miles away); Early Bank Building (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crockett.
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2013, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 493 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 25, 2013, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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