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Historical Markers in Alta Loma, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Galveston 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 Galveston County, TX (337) Brazoria County, TX (176) Chambers County, TX (32) Harris County, TX (428)  GalvestonCounty(337) Galveston County (337)  BrazoriaCounty(176) Brazoria County (176)  ChambersCounty(32) Chambers County (32)  HarrisCounty(428) Harris County (428)
Galveston is the county seat for Galveston County
Alta Loma is in Galveston County
      Galveston County (337)  
ADJACENT TO GALVESTON COUNTY
      Brazoria County (176)  
      Chambers County (32)  
      Harris County (428)  
 
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1Texas (Galveston County), Alta Loma — 9919 — Alta Loma
Traveling west from the Gulf of Mexico the land rises gradually and becomes Alta Loma (Spanish for high land) in this area of Galveston County. In 1893 the Alta Loma Investment and Improvement Company platted a townsite here along a Gulf, Colorado . . . Map (db m52466) HM
2Texas (Galveston County), Alta Loma — 7492 — Hitchcock Depot
According to local oral tradition, the Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railroad (GCSF) gained a vital right-of-way through Emily Hitchcock's property in 1875 by agreeing to establish a depot named for her deceased husband, Lent Munson Hitchcock. GCSF . . . Map (db m52485) HM
3Texas (Galveston County), Alta Loma — 7439 — Original Site of First Baptist Church of Alta Loma
Oldest church in Alta Loma; second oldest Baptist church on Galveston mainland. Organized on Nov. 10, 1895, in a local hotel; 26 charter members. Established Arcadia Baptist Church, 1945. Purchased "U. S. S. Houston" Memorial Chapel, 1946. . . . Map (db m52464) HM
 
 
  
  
 
 
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Oct. 4, 2022