Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1996 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 12250.)
Location. 30° 24.936′ N, 97° 42.605′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is on Waters Park Road 0.2 miles south of Adelphi Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Austin TX 78759, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Stephen’s Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Walnut Creek Baptist Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Gault Homestead (approx. 2.6 miles away); Merrilltown Cemetery The Old Zimmerman Home (approx. 3.6 miles away); Pond Springs Community and School (approx. 3.9 miles away); Fiskville (approx. 4 miles away); Balcones Fault Aids Colonization of Texas (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
Also see . . .
1. Handbook of Texas Online. Waters Park (Submitted on January 21, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
2. Austin American Statesman article. Lost towns such as Duval, Watters, McNeil, Dessau, Fromme, Merrilltown and Abercrombie — long since swallowed up by Austin sprawl — live in family memory. (Submitted on January 3, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
3. Walnut Crossing Neighborhood Association article. Link to article providing additional history on Waters Park. The marker is today located on Waters Park Road which follows what in the 1800s was called Upper Georgetown Road and was the main route from Austin to Georgetown and points north. (Submitted on January 3, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
1. Waters vs. Watters Park
— Submitted January 3, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.
Categories. • Entertainment • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 21, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,154 times since then and 92 times this year. Last updated on December 26, 2013, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. Photos: 1. submitted on January 21, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. 2. submitted on December 26, 2013, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. 3, 4. submitted on January 3, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.