Tilden

Tilden (HM28G9)

Location: Tilden, TX 78072 McMullen County
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Country: United States of America
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N 28° 27.653', W 98° 32.98'

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Settled 1858 as Rio Frio.
Later called "Dog Town" because ranchers used many dogs to round up cattle.
1871 townsite was laid out as Colfax.
Made county seat 1877.
Renamed for S.J. Tilden, who won popular vote for U.S. President, 1876.
Ranching and petroleum center. Noted for fine rural high school, annual rodeo, historic sites.
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HM NumberHM28G9
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Year Placed1966
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 544088 N 3148341
Decimal Degrees28.46088333, -98.54966667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 27.653', W 98° 32.98'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 27' 39.18" N, 98° 32' 58.8" W
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Area Code(s)361, 830
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 504 TX-16, Tilden TX 78072, US
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