Mankins Crossing

Mankins Crossing (HM2JX)

Location: Georgetown, TX 78626 Williamson County
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N 30° 38.798', W 97° 34.958'

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(100 yards west)

This historic crossing on the San Gabriel River was named for pioneer settler Samuel Mankins, who purchased land along the river in 1849. The limestone bed in the river provided a convenient crossing for area farmers. A nearby community included a school, church, and cotton gin. A 1914 concrete and gravel causeway was replaced by a State Highway Department concrete bridge in 1931. After the Highway Department built a new bridge on higher ground at Highway 29 in 1958, the Mankins Crossing bridge became a popular recreational site for area residents.
HM NumberHM2JX
Marker Number9307
Year Placed1990
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 8:37pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 635813 N 3391297
Decimal Degrees30.64663333, -97.58263333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 38.798', W 97° 34.958'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 38' 47.88" N, 97° 34' 57.48" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5401-5599 Co Rd 100, Georgetown TX 78626, US
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