Stonewall County

Stonewall County (HM1SIY)

Location: Aspermont, TX 79502 Stonewall County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 8.408', W 100° 13.68'

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Explored 1541 on behalf of Spain by Francisco De Coronado. Visited by Texans early as the 1840's. Mapped by U.S. Army expedition of Capt. Randolph Marcy, 1849.
     Yielded salt for use of early settlers and hunters. Was site of buffalo hunters' capital, Rath City, 1876-1879.
     County created in 1876, organized 1888. Named in honor of Confederate General Thomas Johathan "Stonewall" Jackson (1824-1863), whose courage and fighting skill inspired Texas soldiers in the Civil War.
     First county seat, Rayner, replaced 1898 by Aspermont, named for high location.
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HM NumberHM1SIY
Series This marker is part of the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series
Marker Number5132
Year Placed1965
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 385463 N 3667493
Decimal Degrees33.14013333, -100.22800000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 8.408', W 100° 13.68'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 8' 24.48" N, 100° 13' 40.8" W
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Area Code(s)806, 940
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-380, Aspermont TX 79502, US
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