(To the east, in present Oklahoma)Created 1860; until 1896, one of largest counties in Texas. Organized at Old Mobeetie, northwest of here. In 1880s settlement was rapid; by 1892 nearly 2,500 pupils were in county's schools. A post office, jail and many houses were built, and over 60,000 cattle grazed the 3,480 square miles of the county's area.
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|Placed By||State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 5:02pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 405659 N 3898727|
|Decimal Degrees||35.22716667, -100.03670000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 13.63', W 100° 2.202'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 13' 37.8" N, 100° 2' 12.12" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near I-40, Shamrock TX 79079, US|
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