Conroe (HM27K3)

Location: Conroe, TX 77301 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 18.759', W 95° 27.496'

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Established in the forest in 1881 as Isaac Conroe's sawmill, 2-1/2 mi. east of present site, at juncture of two railroads, first named Conroe's Switch; then Conroe's; in 1890, Conroe.

Lumbering brought prosperity. Chosen county seat in 1889. The country was still so wild, a deer was shot on the Square during Courthouse construction.

Incorporated, 1904. Continued to grow in spite of several epidemics and two disastrous fires. The 1931 Strake Oil discovery turned it into a boom town. Now an industrial, forestry and petroleum center.
HM NumberHM27K3
Year Placed1966
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 263616 N 3355990
Decimal Degrees30.31265000, -95.45826667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 18.759', W 95° 27.496'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 18' 45.54" N, 95° 27' 29.76" W
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Area Code(s)409, 936, 281, 713
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300 W Davis St, Conroe TX 77301, US
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