Details for City of George West (Atlas Number 5297006295)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5297006295

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Marker Number 6295
Atlas Number 5297006295
Marker Title City of George West
Index Entry George West, City of
Address Houston and Guadalupe St.
City George West
County Live Oak
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 586829
UTM Northing 3134571
Subject Codes cities and towns; railroads
Marker Year 1967
Designations
Marker Location Courthouse lawn, Houston Street at Guadalupe, George West
Marker Size 14" x 24"
Marker Text Founded 1913 by George Washington West, rancher and civic leader, who secured railroad route through Live Oak County and provided several municipal buildings and plots for others. Became county seat in 1919. Market and shipping point for cattle and cotton. (1967)