City of Ralls

City of Ralls (HM206I)

Location: Ralls, TX 79357 Crosby County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 40.75', W 101° 23.034'

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Founded by John R. Ralls, who donated land for a townsite. He erected greater part of the business district and gave free sites plus much of the cost of building each church in town.

In 1911, he contributed 12 acres for school site. He also offered donation of 2,000 acres for site of Texas Technological College. Ralls, born in Culloden, Georgia, November 13, 1863; moved West in 1880's.

After settling litigation with C.B. Livestock Company, sponsors of towns of Crosbyton and Cedric, Ralls secured railroad station, 1916; city was incorporated January 6, 1922, after death of founder.
HM NumberHM206I
Year Placed1967
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, July 27th, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 279003 N 3729133
Decimal Degrees33.67916667, -101.38390000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 40.75', W 101° 23.034'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 40' 45" N, 101° 23' 2.0399999999999" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 801 Main Ave, Ralls TX 79357, US
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