Jasper County

Jasper County (HM2DLD)

Location: Jasper, TX 75951 Jasper County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 55.3', W 94° 0.026'

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Jasper County

Included in the Empresario grant to Lorenzo de Zavala in 1829.

Created the municipality of Bevil in 1834, in honor of John Bevil, early settler.

Name changed by the provisional government of Texas, December 3, 1835 to Jasper in honor of William Jasper (1750-1779), a hero of the American Revolution.

Created a county March 17, 1836. Organized December 14, 1837 with Jasper as its county seat.

Famous for its long-leaf pine.

In Memory of

Martin Parmer, Stephen Williams, John Bevil, Thomas B. Huling, M. B. Lewis, R. C. Doom, early settlers.

Wyatt Hanks, Thomas Holmes, John H. Blount, members of the Consultation from Bevil Municipality.

George Washington Smyth, Stephen H. Everitt, signers of the Declaration of Independence.

Col. Anderson Crawford, Maj. Ben. Norsworthy, Major E. T. Seale, Lt. Col. C. R. Beaty, Capt. E. I. Kellie, Confederate Heroes.

Robert Perkins, Thomas Seale, Major W. R. Blackshear, who fell in the World War.

Erected by the State of Texas
Series This marker is part of the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series
Year Placed1936
Placed ByThe State of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 10:01am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 404412 N 3421349
Decimal Degrees30.92166667, -94.00043333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 55.3', W 94° 0.026'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 55' 18" N, 94° 0' 1.56" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)409
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 102 E Lamar St, Jasper TX 75951, US
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