Travis County

Travis County (HMHPX)

Location: Austin, TX 78703 Travis County
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N 30° 16.505', W 97° 46.247'

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Named in honor of William Barret Travis. Born in Edgefield District, South Carolina, August 1, 1809. Came to Texas in 1831. Commander at the Alamo where he was killed March 6, 1836.

Austin, the county seat, selected as the Capital of the Republic of Texas in 1839 and by a vote of the people in 1850 made the permanent Capital of the State of Texas.
Marker Number6447
Year Placed1936
Placed ByThe State of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:43pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 618231 N 3349906
Decimal Degrees30.27508333, -97.77078333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 16.505', W 97° 46.247'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 16' 30.30" N, 97° 46' 14.82" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2105 Stephen F Austin Dr, Austin TX 78703, US
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