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Founded with burial, April 17, 1897, of W. G. English, Father of J. P. and E. M. English; on land patented by the state to J. P. English, October 9, 1897. Title was adopted after post office was named in 1903 for rancher Stanton J. Cone.
Girlhood home of Mrs. Ima Smith, First Lady of Texas, wife of Governor Preston Smith.
Settlement began here in 1887. The school district was created in 1893, with its early building funded by gifts from friends, including residents of Amarillo…
Site of Crosbyton's first bank. In 1909, First State Bank (soon named First National) opened in a new two-story concrete block and stone building, erected by C. B. Livestock Company. For bank, office use.
In 1917, Citizens National Bank (est. …
Crosby County, created in 1876 and organized 1886, had its first county seat at Estacado (founded 1879 by a colony of Quakers). It was on a mail and stage road, in the northeast corner of the county. Freight hauling of materials was slow. County o…
Site of Crosbyton Inn, first hotel here, built 1908, by C. B. Livestock Company to help promote area for cotton farming. A two-story frame building, it was mecca for travelers and land buyers.
After fire in 1912, hotel rebuilt over original ba…
Using a part of -N- range land, C.B. Livestck Company laid out townsite in 1908. This building constructed in 1910 of concrete blocks made in dugout one block east. Housed town's first meat market. In continuous use ever since.
Recorded Texas H…
Young and Bexar Territories
Created · Organized
August 21, 1876 · September 20, 1986
Named in honor of
came to Texas in 1845
Commissioner of the General Land
Founded 1908 on "Cutting Grounds" of C.B. Livestock Company which built a school, supply store, railroad and inn to encourage settlers. By 1911, had 1,000 citizens, was county seat.
Today is center of rich irrigated farm land. Home of…
First to set up a post office and to farm in Crosby County; first to break land and drill a water well on High Plains.
At start of Civil War, he was miner at Pinos Altos, New Mexico and joined in moves to take gold and silver mines for South. Bu…
One of the historical land marks of this area is the site of the rock house located twelve miles north of Crosbyton in Blanco Canyon. As viewed from the entrance, the Crosby County Memorial Building which was erected in 1958 is a replica of this p…