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Near Spearman in Hansford County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hansford County

 
 
Hansford County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
1. Hansford County Marker
Inscription.
Formed from Young and Bexar
territories
Created, August 21, 1876
Organized, March 11, 1889
Named in honor of
John M. Hansford
came to Texas in 1837
Member of the Texas Congress
Judge of the Seventh Judicial
District, 1840-1842
Died in 1844
Hansford, the county seat

 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 2366.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 36° 13.71′ N, 101° 9.527′ W. Marker is near Spearman, Texas, in Hansford County. Marker is on State Highway 15 0.4 miles east of County Route 26, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spearman TX 79081, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert E. (Bob) Martin (approx. 2.8 miles away); Brandt Building (approx. 2.8 miles away); Brick Streets of Spearman (approx. 2.8 miles away); Spearman (approx. 2.8 miles away); Santa Fe Railroad Stationmaster's House
Hansford County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
2. Hansford County Marker
(approx. 3.1 miles away); Lindberghs Land at Spearman (approx. 4.6 miles away); Hansford Cemetery (approx. 7.9 miles away); Site of Hansford County Courthouse (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spearman.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Hansford County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
3. Hansford County Marker
View west on Texas Route 15.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 31, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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