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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Yoakum County, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Yoakum County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Yoakum County, TX (2) Cochran County, TX (6) Gaines County, TX (3) Hockley County, TX (11) Terry County, TX (30) Lea County, NM (7)  YoakumCounty(2) Yoakum County (2)  CochranCounty(6) Cochran County (6)  GainesCounty(3) Gaines County (3)  HockleyCounty(11) Hockley County (11)  TerryCounty(30) Terry County (30)  LeaCountyNew Mexico(7) Lea County (7)
Adjacent to Yoakum County, Texas
    Cochran County (6)
    Gaines County (3)
    Hockley County (11)
    Terry County (30)
    Lea County, New Mexico (7)
 
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GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1Texas (Yoakum County), Denver City — 1229 — Discovery Well in the Wasson Field
L.P. and Ruth Bennett moved to Yoakum County in 1916 to take over the ranching operation they had inherited from Ruth's father Dr. J.R. Smith of Munday. In 1927 they leased part of the ranch to the Texas Pacific Coal and Oil Company for the drilling . . . Map (db m73469) HM
2Texas (Yoakum County), Plains — 5927 — Yoakum County
Created Aug. 21, 1876, from Bexar County. Named for Henderson Yoakum, who wrote a classic on early Texas history. Only Texas county named for an author. Indian activity and frontier hazards made growth slow. Only itinerant buffalo hunters and . . . Map (db m73468) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
May. 12, 2021