Details for Site of the Town of Sumpter (Atlas Number 5507016101)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5507016101


Marker Number 16101
Atlas Number 5507016101
Marker Title Site of the Town of Sumpter
Index Entry Sumpter, Site of the Town of
City Groveton
County Trinity
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes
Marker Year 1936
Marker Location 5.5. mi. SE Groveton, State Hwy 106
Marker Size
Marker Text Site of the Town of Sumpter, first county seat of Trinity County. Land granted in 1850. County seat located here, 1854. Town was laid out November 20, 1855. Incorporated 1862. Courthosue and records were destroyed by fire, 1872. In 1873, the county seat was removed to Trinity