Uvalde County

Uvalde County (HM17V6)

Location: Uvalde, TX 78801 Uvalde County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 12.613', W 99° 47.172'

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Created 1850. Named for canyon which in turn had been named for the Spanish Army Captain Juan de Ugalde, who fought and routed Indians here in 1790. Over the years, "Ugalde" became "Uvalde". Many cattle, sheep, goats are raised; and Uvalde honey is famous for its flavor. Noted for fine hunting and scenic drives. Historic sites marked include 3 old forts, 2 Spanish missions, a Ranger camp. Home of Southwest Texas Junior College, Garner State Park and home (now museum and library) of John Nance Garner, first Texan elected Vice-President of United States. 1965
HM NumberHM17V6
Marker Number5619
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:57am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 423578 N 3231532
Decimal Degrees29.21021667, -99.78620000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 12.613', W 99° 47.172'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 12' 36.78" N, 99° 47' 10.32" W
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Area Code(s)830, 210
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 E North St, Uvalde TX 78801, US
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