Martin County

Martin County (HM29NF)

Location: Stanton, TX 79782 Martin County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 7.315', W 101° 48.589'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 3 views
Inscription
On lower great plains of west Texas. Formed from Young and Bexar territories. Created Aug. 21, 1876, and organized Nov. 4, 1884. Named for Wyly Martin, member of Austin's colony and Texas patriot.

County seat established by the first commissioners court which authorized construction of courthouse in Stanton (then called Mariensfield).

Early C. C. Slaughter ranch headquarters, 12 miles northwest of Stanton at Mustang Spring, best campsite west of Big Spring.

Economy based on grain sorghum, cotton farming; cattle ranching; petroleum.
Details
HM NumberHM29NF
Tags
Year Placed1966
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 234903 N 3557407
Decimal Degrees32.12191667, -101.80981667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 7.315', W 101° 48.589'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 7' 18.9" N, 101° 48' 35.34" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)432
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near I-20BL, Stanton TX 79782, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?