Fort Worth Livestock Exchange

Fort Worth Livestock Exchange (HMIVJ)

Location: Fort Worth, TX 76164 Tarrant County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 47.346', W 97° 20.8'

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Headquarters, one of the greatest cattle markets in the world. In late 1860s Fort Worth was stop on cattle trails. Market for the West Texas organized 1870s. First trader, T.B. Saunders, Sr., soon was joined by others. First small packing houses were followed (early 1900s) by multi-million dollar plants. By 1910 trading almost doubled. This structure was erected in 1902-03 to house the Stockyards Company, Livestock Commission, and buyers officers, surrounded by lawns (now parking lots). In 1944, was purchased by United Stockyards Corporation. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
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HM NumberHMIVJ
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Marker Number2029
Year Placed1967
Placed ByTexas Historical Survey Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 6:52pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 654822 N 3629116
Decimal Degrees32.78910000, -97.34666667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 47.346', W 97° 20.8'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 47' 20.76" N, 97° 20' 48.00" W
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Area Code(s)682
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 497-575 E Exchange Ave, Fort Worth TX 76164, US
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