Colorado County

Colorado County (HM1D6W)

Location: Columbus, TX 78934 Colorado County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 43.163', W 96° 33.133'

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A part of Stephen F. Austin's
First Colony
Created March 17, 1836
Organized in 1837

The river traversing the region was called ""Colorado" (red) by Spanish explorers who mistook it for the reddish Brazos. From the river, the county took its name

Columbus, the county seat
HM NumberHM1D6W
Marker Number973
Year Placed1936
Placed ByTexas Highway Department
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 1:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 736781 N 3290199
Decimal Degrees29.71938333, -96.55221667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 43.163', W 96° 33.133'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 43' 9.78" N, 96° 33' 7.98" W
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Area Code(s)979
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1099 Barn Rd, Columbus TX 78934, US
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