Mobeetie (HM1RJG)

Location: Mobeetie, TX 79061 Wheeler County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 31.039', W 100° 26.501'

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Oldest town in Texas Panhandle. Originally, a trading post, 2 miles south, 1874; moved nearer to Fort Elliott, 1875. Earlier called Sweetwater, was renamed in 1879.
Courthouse was completed by Mark Huselby, first county tax assessor, and other citizens.
Popular with hunters, cowboys, gamblers - town in1881 became judicial center of 35th District.
Temple Houston, son of the hero Sam Houston, was district attorney and the first state senator for this district.
After bypass by the Santa Fe Railroad (1888) and a destructive 1898 tornado, Mobeetie declined.
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Marker Number3426
Year Placed1967
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, April 8th, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 369272 N 3931369
Decimal Degrees35.51731667, -100.44168333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 31.039', W 100° 26.501'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 31' 2.34" N, 100° 26' 30.06" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near FM 48, Mobeetie TX 79061, US
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