Martin County

Martin County (HM29NF)

Location: Stanton, TX 79782 Martin County
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N 32° 7.315', W 101° 48.589'

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On lower great plains of west Texas. Formed from Young and Bexar territories. Created Aug. 21, 1876, and organized Nov. 4, 1884. Named for Wyly Martin, member of Austin's colony and Texas patriot.

County seat established by the first commissioners court which authorized construction of courthouse in Stanton (then called Mariensfield).

Early C. C. Slaughter ranch headquarters, 12 miles northwest of Stanton at Mustang Spring, best campsite west of Big Spring.

Economy based on grain sorghum, cotton farming; cattle ranching; petroleum.
HM NumberHM29NF
Year Placed1966
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 234903 N 3557407
Decimal Degrees32.12191667, -101.80981667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 7.315', W 101° 48.589'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 7' 18.9" N, 101° 48' 35.34" W
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Area Code(s)432
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near I-20BL, Stanton TX 79782, US
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