Details for Dallam County (Atlas Number 5111001158)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5111001158


Marker Number 1158
Atlas Number 5111001158
Marker Title Dallam County
Index Entry Dallam County
City Dalhart
County Dallam
UTM Zone 13
UTM Easting 720006
UTM Northing 3996216
Subject Codes counties
Marker Year 1936
Marker Location from Dahart take U.S. 87, 1 mile north of marker
Marker Size 1936 Centennial - Highway Marker
Marker Text Formed from Young and Bexar territories: Created August 21, 1876; Organized July 28, 1891. Named in honor of James W. Dallam, 1818-1847. Compiler of digest of decisions of Supreme Court of the Republic of Texas, 1845. County Seat, Texline, 1891-1903. Dalhart, since this area was once part of XIT Ranch. (1936)