McCulloch County

McCulloch County (HM26UJ)

Location: Brady, TX 76825 McCulloch County
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N 31° 8.109', W 99° 20.132'

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Created Aug. 27, 1856. One of 128 counties formed from Bexar County that extended from the Rio Grande to the Panhandle, and as far west as El Paso. Named for Texas hero, Ben McCulloch, who fought in Texas Revolution, Indian, Mexican and Civil Wars.

Indian and frontier hazards made growth slow and 20 years passed before buffalo were hunted off and ranches established.

Organized Aug. 4, 1876 with Brady, county seat. Became ranch, farm, recreation center.

Geographical center of Texas. Site of 1831 Calf Creek battle, where James Bowie, Alamo hero, and party defeated 100 Indians.
HM NumberHM26UJ
Series This marker is part of the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 468013 N 3444628
Decimal Degrees31.13515000, -99.33553333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 8.109', W 99° 20.132'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 8' 6.54" N, 99° 20' 7.9200000000001" W
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Area Code(s)325
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 115 N Church St, Brady TX 76825, US
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