Webberville (HMH2J)

Location: Webberville, TX 78653 Travis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 13.538', W 97° 30.84'

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This community was named for John F. Webber (1793-1882) who received a land grant in 1827 and settled in this area with his African American wife and children. A post office was established in 1846 for Webber's Prairie, and by 1853 the name was changed to Webberville. Based on a cotton farming economy, the town later included gristmills, cotton mills, general stores, schools, churches, and a cemetery. The post office was discontinued in 1903. A ferry crossing on the Colorado River ceased operation in the 1920s.
HM NumberHMH2J
Marker Number12251
Year Placed1997
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 9:07am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 643003 N 3344721
Decimal Degrees30.22563333, -97.51400000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 13.538', W 97° 30.84'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 13' 32.28" N, 97° 30' 50.40" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1310 Weber St, Webberville TX 78653, US
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