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Clarksville in Red River County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

City of Clarksville

 
 
City of Clarksville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2016
1. City of Clarksville Marker
Inscription.
incorporated
December 29, 1837
Named in honor of
James Clark
who settled near here
in 1834

 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 16080.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 33° 36.619′ N, 95° 4.117′ W. Marker is in Clarksville, Texas, in Red River County. Marker is at the intersection of Business State Highway 37 and Main Street (U.S. 82), on the right when traveling south on State Highway 37Business . Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clarksville TX 75426, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. David Gouverneur Burnet (approx. 0.7 miles away); Page's Tree (approx. 0.8 miles away); Clarksville Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); James Clark (approx. 0.9 miles away); St. Paul Methodist Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Red River County Jail (approx. one mile away); Red River Courthouse (approx. one mile away); Red River County War Memorial (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksville.
 
Also see . . .
City of Clarksville Pink Granite 1936 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2016
2. City of Clarksville Pink Granite 1936 Marker
 Texas State Historical Association article on Clarksville's history. (Submitted on July 26, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers
 
View of marker looking east at U.S. Highway 82. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2016
3. View of marker looking east at U.S. Highway 82.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 151 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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