Community of Jonah

Community of Jonah (HM175)

Location: Georgetown, TX 78626 Williamson County
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N 30° 38.351', W 97° 32.451'

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On 1820s land grant to Nashville colony. Settled 1851 by wagon train from Arkansas, and called Water Valley. In 1884, repeated ill-luck in selecting an acceptable name for Post Office led to ranaming the town Jonah. This was site of famed Grist Mill, 1865-1912.
HM NumberHM175
Year Placed1970
Placed ByThe Texas State Historical Suvery Committee
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 12:22pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 639828 N 3390523
Decimal Degrees30.63918333, -97.54085000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 38.351', W 97° 32.451'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 38' 21.06" N, 97° 32' 27.06" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 451 TX-29, Georgetown TX 78626, US
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