Ballinger

Ballinger (HM1HQ7)

Location: Ballinger, TX 76821 Runnels County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 44.281', W 99° 56.827'

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Originally called Hutchins City. Promoted by Santa Fe Rwy. Named for Judge William Pitt Ballinger (1825-1888), railroad attorney and townsite official. Distinguished Texas statesmen, veteran of the Mexican War. In the Civil War helped establish defenses of Galveston, served as Confederate receiver of enemy aliens property, was sent to negotiate peace for Texas. Ballinger is county seat, and farm-ranch center. Industries include dairying, meat products, leather goods manufacturing. Has annual rodeo, livestock and quarterhorse shows.
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HM NumberHM1HQ7
Series This marker is part of the American Quarter Horse Markers series
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Marker Number288
Year Placed1965
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, November 9th, 2014 at 1:59am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 410284 N 3511787
Decimal Degrees31.73801667, -99.94711667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 44.281', W 99° 56.827'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 44' 16.86" N, 99° 56' 49.62" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 US-83, Ballinger TX 76821, US
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