Norton in Runnels County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Town of Norton
First homes are said to have been built by Dr. W.W. Mitchell and Les Trimmier. High school was established in 1906. Early institutions included several churches and a Masonic lodge.
Erected 1970 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3613.)
Location. 31° 52.229′ N, 100° 7.563′ W. Marker is in Norton, Texas, in Runnels County. Marker is at the intersection of Farm to Market Road 383 and Eastland Street, on the right when traveling north on Road 383. Marker is at southeast corner of intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norton TX 76865, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Townsite of Marie (approx. 4.8 miles away); Maverick (approx. 5 miles away); W.H. Brown (approx. 5.4 miles away); Poe Chapel (approx. 7.3 miles away); Site of Old Communities of Mazeland and Wilmeth (approx. 7.4 miles away); Bronte (approx. 9.8 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 9.9 miles away); First Methodist Church (approx. 9.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norton.
Also see . . . Norton, TX. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on April 14, 2015.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 291 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 14, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.