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Canyon in Randall County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Randall County

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
1. Randall County Marker
Inscription. Created 1876; named for Confederate General Horace Randall. Settled 1877 by rancher Leigh Dyer, brother-in-law of Charles Goodnight, man who brought first cattle to Panhandle. Organized in 1889. County seat: Canyon, home of West Texas State University, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, Palo Duro State Park, Buffalo Lake.
 
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4187.)
 
Location. 34° 59.757′ N, 101° 55.18′ W. Marker is in Canyon, Texas, in Randall County. Marker is on U.S. 60 Frontage Road 0.3 miles south of Hunsley Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on the west frontage road. Marker is in this post office area: Canyon TX 79015, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. T Anchor Ranch (approx. mile away); Col. John I. Gregg 1872 Battle Site (approx. mile away); Buffalo Courts (approx. 0.9 miles away); Georgia O'Keeffe in Canyon (approx. 1.1 miles away); T-Anchor Ranch (approx. 1.1 miles away); First National Bank (approx.
Randall County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
2. Randall County Marker
1.1 miles away); The Charles Goodnight Memorial Trail (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mary E. Hudspeth House (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canyon.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Randall County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
3. Randall County Marker
Southbound on US-60 west frontage road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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