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Historical Markers in Blue Ridge, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Collin 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 Collin County, TX (142) Dallas County, TX (372) Denton County, TX (92) Fannin County, TX (33) Grayson County, TX (67) Hunt County, TX (65) Rockwall County, TX (6)  CollinCounty(142) Collin County (142)  DallasCounty(372) Dallas County (372)  DentonCounty(92) Denton County (92)  FanninCounty(33) Fannin County (33)  GraysonCounty(67) Grayson County (67)  HuntCounty(65) Hunt County (65)  RockwallCounty(6) Rockwall County (6)
McKinney is the county seat for Collin County
Blue Ridge is in Collin County
      Collin County (142)  
ADJACENT TO COLLIN COUNTY
      Dallas County (372)  
      Denton County (92)  
      Fannin County (33)  
      Grayson County (67)  
      Hunt County (65)  
      Rockwall County (6)  
 
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1Texas (Collin County), Blue Ridge — 18078 — Blue Ridge
On West Tilton Street at South Main Street, on the left when traveling east on West Tilton Street.
Located in northeast Collin County and positioned between Desert and Pilot Grove Creeks, Blue Ridge was named for its hilltop location and the blue-flowering grass in the area. From a distance, the grass looked like a blue haze. Pioneers began to . . . Map (db m185635) HM
2Texas (Collin County), Blue Ridge — 6203 — George Washington Smith(1796?-1876?)
On Business State Highway 78, on the right when traveling north.
Born in Wilson County, Tennessee, George Washington Smith came to Texas in 1834 with his wife Elizabeth Briggs. He fought in the Texas War for Independence (1835-36) as a private in Capt. Clendennin’s Company 1st Regiment Artillery. In the Mexican . . . Map (db m163227) HM
3Texas (Collin County), Blue Ridge — 13520 — Grounds Cemetery
On Highway 576 north of Highway 78, on the left when traveling north.
Grounds Cemetery Established 1875 Historic Texas Cemetery - 2005Map (db m163230) HM
 
 
  
  
 
 
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Nov. 29, 2022