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Plainview in Hale County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hale County

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, November 17, 2015
1. Hale County Marker
Inscription.
Formed from
Young and Bexar territories
created
August 21, 1876
Organized
August 13, 1888
Named in Honor of
John C. Hale
a lieutenant who fell
at San Jacinto
Plainview, County Seat

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 2331.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 34° 9.68′ N, 101° 42.592′ W. Marker is in Plainview, Texas, in Hale County. Marker is at the intersection of SW 20th Street and Business U.S. 87, on the right when traveling east on SW 20th Street. Touch for map. Marker is on U.S. 87 Business Route at city limits in roadside park. Marker is in this post office area: Plainview TX 79072, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Emma Grigsby Meharg (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rawleigh Porteus Smyth (approx. 1.1 miles away); W. J. "Jeff" Williams (approx. 1.1 miles away); Edwin Lowden Lowe (approx. 1.1 miles away); Plainview Cemetery and Memorial Park
Hale County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 17, 2015
2. Hale County Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); The Hackberry Groves (approx. 1.4 miles away); Discovery Site of the Plainview Point (approx. 1.6 miles away); General Ranald Slidell MacKenzie (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plainview.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Hale County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 17, 2015
3. Hale County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 211 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 7, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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