Elroy

Elroy (HM27K0)

Location: , TX 78617 Travis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 7.437', W 97° 38.314'

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Swedish and German immigrants began to settle in this area in the 1890s. A post office was established in 1898, and by 1918 there were about 70 families in the area. The community, whose economy was based on cotton farming, consisted of homes, farms, a school, four cotton gins, a blacksmith shop, general store, and three Swedish churches with cemeteries. After a period of decline beginning in the 1930s. The school was consolidated with the Del Valle school district, and the churches disbanded. Renewed settlement and revitalization of the area began in the 1970s.
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HM NumberHM27K0
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Year Placed1991
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 631149 N 3333302
Decimal Degrees30.12395000, -97.63856667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 7.437', W 97° 38.314'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 7' 26.22" N, 97° 38' 18.84" W
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Area Code(s)512
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13512 FM812, TX 78617, US
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