Details for Three Rivers (Atlas Number 5297005481)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5297005481


Marker Number 5481
Atlas Number 5297005481
Marker Title Three Rivers
Index Entry Three Rivers
Address US 281, Town Square
City Three Rivers
County Live Oak
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 579948
UTM Northing 3148486
Subject Codes cities and towns
Marker Year 1967
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Private Property No
Marker Location South side of City Hall, Town Square, Three Rivers
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size 14" x 24"
Marker Text Founded March 1913 by Charles R. Tips. An investor chartered June 12, 1913, as Hamiltonburg--named for local family. Town lot sale began July 4, 1913. Townsite renamed by U.S. Postal Department May 1, 1914, to mark fork of three rivers--Nueces, Atascosa and Frio. Present interests are ranching, farming, gas, oil and recreation.