Drasco Community

Drasco Community (HM1JQV)

Location: Ovalo, TX 79541 Runnels County
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N 32° 4.608', W 99° 59.278'

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Originally called County Line. Name changed when general store owner R.O. Kerr applied for a post office and was granted one under name Drasco on Dec. 16, 1904. (Post office site is across street, south.) Kerr was postmaster until 1909.
     First school house was built in 1902 on land donated by Tom Puckett. School consolidated with Winters School in 1947.
     During Drasco's thriving years, there were 2 stores, a cotton gin, a blacksmith shop, a 5-room school building and 2 churches-Baptist Church is still active. Population never exceeded 30.
Marker Number1285
Year Placed1968
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 406757 N 3549375
Decimal Degrees32.07680000, -99.98796667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 4.608', W 99° 59.278'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 4' 36.48" N, 99° 59' 16.68" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1285 FM2595, Ovalo TX 79541, US
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