City of Del Rio

City of Del Rio (HM23R7)

Location: Del Rio, TX 78840 Val Verde County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 21.652', W 100° 54.018'

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Del Rio was selected as Val Verde County seat when the county was organized in 1885, but it was another 20 years before the first city government was established. In 1905, city residents voted to incorporate, and James McLymont was elected first mayor. Although records from the early 1900s are scarce, there are indications that Del Rio unincorporated after 1906. In November 1911, voters elected to incorporate again under the city commission form of government. A home rule charter was adopted in 1918, allowing for greater flexibility in governing. The city commission remained in place until a 1967 election set up a council-manager system of government for Del Rio.
HM NumberHM23R7
Year Placed2002
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 315539 N 3249467
Decimal Degrees29.36086667, -100.90030000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 21.652', W 100° 54.018'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 21' 39.12" N, 100° 54' 1.08" W
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Area Code(s)830, 432
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 109 W Broadway St, Del Rio TX 78840, US
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