Site of the First Lamb County Courthouse

Site of the First Lamb County Courthouse (HM1Z24)

Location: Olton, TX 79064 Lamb County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 10.858', W 102° 8.087'

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Created in 1876, Lamb County was unorganized until it could muster 21 qualified voters, 1908. Citizens donated labor for first 9-room frame courthouse, which served until it burned in 1922.

First county officials were: Judge H. R. Miller; Commissioners, J. A. Hooper (Precinct No. 1), Claude E. Halsell (No. 2), G. M. Arnett (No. 3), Walter Sullivan (No. 4); sheriff, Herb Dickenson; clerk, George Gallaway; treasurer, Fred Schreier; assessor, Luther Williams.

A new courthouse of brick and concrete was built here, 1922-23. After a 1946 election, the county seat was removed to Littlefield.
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HM NumberHM1Z24
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Year Placed1972
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 764075 N 3785932
Decimal Degrees34.18096667, -102.13478333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 10.858', W 102° 8.087'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 10' 51.48" N, 102° 8' 5.22" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 509 8th St, Olton TX 79064, US
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