Yarbrough Bend

Yarbrough Bend (HM2FK6)

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N 28° 27.602', W 98° 26.507'

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Site of County's First Settlement

—(5 mi. NE, on Frio River) —

Founded 1858. Named for John Swanson Yarbrough, an original settler. Town contained about 30 log "picket houses". Settlers were often harassed by Indians, cattle thieves and wild animals.

Other original settlers were: Dr. George Dilworth, John Moore, James Tope, N.H. Walker, Joe Walker and Benjamin Franklin Winters.
HM NumberHM2FK6
Year Placed1968
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, April 13th, 2019 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 554650 N 3148291
Decimal Degrees28.46003333, -98.44178333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 27.602', W 98° 26.507'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 27' 36.12" N, 98° 26' 30.42" W
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