Town of Corrigan

Town of Corrigan (HMNOW)

Location: Corrigan, TX 75939 Polk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 59.956', W 94° 49.622'

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Located in piney woods of east Texas. Founded about 1860 by landowner and settler James B. Hendry, who donated property for original townsite.

When the Texas & New Orleans Railroad was built through area in the early 1880s, a prosperous timber-based economy developed here. The town was named for T. & N.O. official, Pat Corrigan.

In 1884 the Trinity & Sabine Timber Company platted town, and soon a hotel, blacksmith shop, several stores, and a 10-pin (bowling) alley appeared. Today lumber, ranching, and farming undergird economy.
Marker Number10389
Year Placed1970
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 3:15pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 325565 N 3430953
Decimal Degrees30.99926667, -94.82703333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 59.956', W 94° 49.622'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 59' 57.36" N, 94° 49' 37.32" W
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Area Code(s)936
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7001-7199 W Ben Franklin St, Corrigan TX 75939, US
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