Site of Old Lexington Village

Site of Old Lexington Village (HM1617)

Location: Hillsboro, TX 76645 Hill County
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N 32° 0.657', W 97° 7.866'

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Founded about 1851 on Jack's Branch. Was Hill County's first settlement and only polling place when county organized on May 14, 1853. For 4 months two log homes functioned as a courthouse until a special election put the county seat at Hillsboro.
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Marker originally located 4 miles west on SH 22 at Jack's Branch. Relocated to Hill County Courthouse Square 2006 by Hill County Sesquicentennial Committee.
HM NumberHM1617
Marker Number12668
Year Placed1964
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 5:21am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 676520 N 3543175
Decimal Degrees32.01095000, -97.13110000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 0.657', W 97° 7.866'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 0' 39.42" N, 97° 7' 51.96" W
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Area Code(s)254, 972
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 111-199 W Elm St, Hillsboro TX 76645, US
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