Jackson County

Jackson County (HM29NY)

Location: Edna, TX 77957 Jackson County
Country: United States of America

N 28° 58.668', W 96° 38.832'

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Home of the Karankawa Indians granted in part to Stephen F. Austin and to Martin de Leon. Settled 1824-1835 by colonists largely from Alabama, Louisiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and, west of the Lavaca, Mexico. Organized as a municipality December 5, 1835. Named in honor of Andrew Jackson, President of the United States. Created a county March 17, 1836, organized in 1837 with Texana, formerly Santa Anna, county seat. Edna, county seat since 1883. In memory of John McHenry, Francis M. White, James Kerr, F. F. Wells, early settlers. William Menefee, Elijah Stapp, signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence. William Sutherland, marytr of the Alamo; George Sutherland, John S. Menefee, James A. Sylvester, heroes of San Jacinto. Clark L. Owen, colonel in the Confederate army, and other pioneers who resided in this county before or directly after the Texas Revolution. Jackson County: average altitude 75 feet, annual rainfall 37 inches. Soil: black hogwallow, sandy loams, alluvial. Crops and products: cotton, livestock, corn, dairying, vegetables, poultry, pecans, oil and gas.
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HM NumberHM29NY
Series This marker is part of the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series
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Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 729245 N 3207807
Decimal Degrees28.97780000, -96.64720000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 58.668', W 96° 38.832'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 58' 40.08" N, 96° 38' 49.92" W
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Area Code(s)361, 512
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 115 TX-521 Loop, Edna TX 77957, US
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