Floydada, Texas

Floydada, Texas (HM1Z4R)

Location: Floydada, TX 79235 Floyd County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 58.759', W 101° 20.417'

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1909 to 2009

In 1890 Floyd City was founded by J.K. Gwynn and M.C. Williams on land donated by James B. and Caroline V. Price of Missouri.

The county seat was awarded to Floyd City during the election held May 28, 1890.

However, a post office named Floyd in Hunt County prevented the designation of Floyd City, thus changing the name to Floydada.

The town grew quickly as homes were built and businesses established.

The Santa Fe Railroad arrived in town in 1910 followed by the Quanah, Acme and Pacific Railroads in 1928.

Ranching and agriculture has sustained the town throughout the years.

School and churches also have provided strength and stability to the citizens of Floydada.

The City of Floydada was officially incorporated in October 1909 following the September elections. There were 58 of 75 votes 'for' the incorporation. The population was approximately 500.

Today, Floydada continues to provide a central point for agriculture and authentic country living.
HM NumberHM1Z4R
Year Placed2009
Placed ByCity of Floydada
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 283804 N 3762331
Decimal Degrees33.97931667, -101.34028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 58.759', W 101° 20.417'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 58' 45.54" N, 101° 20' 25.02" W
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Area Code(s)806
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 414 W Houston St, Floydada TX 79235, US
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