Old Community of Cedar Hill

Old Community of Cedar Hill (HM1KFB)

Location: , TX Coke County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 0.819', W 100° 44.546'

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The Cedar Hill area, settled by stock-farming homesteaders about 1890, was named for the nearby cedar-covered elevation.
     A one-room school built in 1891 was located about 100 yards north of the cemetery, which remains. However, no post office or town ever developed.
     Discouraged by drouths and the lack of conveniences, many people had departed by 1904. The school closed after 1917.
     30 years later, an oil boom swept the county. Cedar Hill area, supplying 2 big companies, now lies within one of West Texas' largest oil fields.
Marker Number770
Year Placed1970
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, May 8th, 2015 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 335431 N 3543275
Decimal Degrees32.01365000, -100.74243333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 0.819', W 100° 44.546'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 0' 49.14" N, 100° 44' 32.76" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near FM 2742, TX , US
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