Wheeler County Jail

Wheeler County Jail (HM1RIL)

Location: Wheeler, TX 79096 Wheeler County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 26.654', W 100° 16.344'

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Built 1909 after county seat moved from historic Old Mobeetie. First sheriff, M. V. Sanders; jailer, J. M. Kezee. Built of concrete and steel. Used 20 years with only 1 prisoner escaping.
Now used for library, museum and county offices.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
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Details
HM NumberHM1RIL
Marker Number5780
Year Placed1965
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, April 7th, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 384519 N 3923052
Decimal Degrees35.44423333, -100.27240000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 26.654', W 100° 16.344'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 26' 39.24" N, 100° 16' 20.64" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 E Texas Ave, Wheeler TX 79096, US
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