Town of Penelope

Town of Penelope (HM22QO)

Location: Penelope, TX 76676 Hill County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 51.572', W 96° 55.646'

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Founded by International and Great Northern Railroad in 1902. Named for child of official. Settled by Anglos and Czechs from Zee Vee, older town (1/2 mile south) founded in 1893. New town prospered; incorporated, 1913. Good well water was found in 1959.

Town improvement program began, 1968. (1970)
HM NumberHM22QO
Year Placed1970
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
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Date Added Friday, November 10th, 2017 at 4:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 696081 N 3526738
Decimal Degrees31.85953333, -96.92743333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 51.572', W 96° 55.646'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 51' 34.32" N, 96° 55' 38.76" W
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Area Code(s)254
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 FM2114, Penelope TX 76676, US
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