Spearman

Spearman (HM1RCP)

Location: Spearman, TX 79081 Hansford County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 11.853', W 101° 11.538'

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Founded 1917; incorporated 1921. Named for Thomas C. Spearman, a vice-president and head of the Land Department of the Santa Fe Railway. The Santa Fe line was completed to Spearman in 1920, making this the first railroad shipping point in the county.
Hansford County, created 1876 and organized 1889, relocated its county seat here in 1929. The courthouse was built 1931.
Center for agriculture, wheat storage, ranching, and petroleum industry. Early 1960's growth included 25 new businesses in two years. Streets paved with brick make city distinctive.
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Details
HM NumberHM1RCP
Marker Number5004
Year Placed1967
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 302892 N 4008087
Decimal Degrees36.19755000, -101.19230000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 11.853', W 101° 11.538'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 11' 51.18" N, 101° 11' 32.28" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16 Southwest Ct, Spearman TX 79081, US
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