Community of Clyde

Community of Clyde (HM1J2U)

Location: Clyde, TX 79510 Callahan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 24.366', W 99° 29.643'

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Settlers began moving to this area when the Texas and Pacific Railroad completed its line in December 1880. Many located near the commissary of railroad crew foreman Robert Clyde, for whom the town is named. A post office was established in 1881. The schoolhouse was used for church meetings and local court proceedings. A sign on the water town in 1920 proclaimed Clyde "The California of Texas" because of its fertile soil and shallow water table. On three separate occasions, in 1895, 1938 and 1950, destructive tornadoes have hit the community.
HM NumberHM1J2U
Marker Number1006
Year Placed1980
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, February 8th, 2015 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 453540 N 3585557
Decimal Degrees32.40610000, -99.49405000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 24.366', W 99° 29.643'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 24' 21.96" N, 99° 29' 38.58" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 318 N 1st St, Clyde TX 79510, US
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