Sabinal (HM1SBU)

Location: Sabinal, TX 78881 Uvalde County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 19.094', W 99° 27.603'

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Named by Spanish for Rio Sabina and Cypress trees along river.

Town founded in 1854 by Thomas B. Hammer who operated a stage shop and was first postmaster.

Despite Indian depredations, town thrived as settlers built homes, and a railroad reached here in 1881.

In 1906, town was incorporated. Telephone service started, city water works and volunteer fire department organized.

In 1907, Sabinal Christian College was founded. Closed in 1917.

Cotton industry was foremost in early 1900s. Today, farming and ranching flourishing in community.
Marker Number4425
Year Placed1967
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 455328 N 3243331
Decimal Degrees29.31823333, -99.46005000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 19.094', W 99° 27.603'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 19' 5.64" N, 99° 27' 36.18" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)830
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 418 Co Rd 315, Sabinal TX 78881, US
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