Victoria County

Victoria County (HM2MD7)

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N 28° 47.982', W 97° 0.439'

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In this county the first European settlement in Texas, Fort St. Louis, was built by the French explorer La Salle in 1685. Between 1722 and 1726 a Spanish presidio and the Mission of Espiritu Santo were established. Settled by colonists under Martin de Leon in 1824 who named his capital, later the county seat, Victoria. From it the county, created
March 17, 1836, took its name
HM NumberHM2MD7
Year Placed1936
Placed ByTexas Highway Department
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Date Added Monday, October 28th, 2019 at 8:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 694481 N 3187424
Decimal Degrees28.79970000, -97.00731667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 47.982', W 97° 0.439'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 47' 58.92" N, 97° 0' 26.34" W
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