Loretta - US 54 - Texhoma, OK - 3240 ft
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 36° 30.271 W 101° 46.509
14S E 251456 N 4043491
Quick Description: Roadside park, near where the original town once was, moved south and now called Texhoma - Elevation here: 3240 feet
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 2/3/2015 4:52:12 AM
Waymark Code: WMNAYC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:

County of marker: Texas County
Location of marker: US-54, roadside park, NE of Texhoma

Marker Text:
The post office of LORETTA was established May 7, 1898. It was moved to the Texas-Okla. Line and the name was changed to TEXHOMA on Nov. 12, 1901.

The Panhandle of Okla. was called NO MAN'S LAND. It was owned by Spain in 1541, Mexico in 1821, Texas in 1836, U.S.A. in 1850. It became part of the Okla. Territory in 1890, and became Beaver County, Okla. Territory in 1900, and Okla. in 1907.

Elevation 3240

Location: US-54, roadside park, NE of Texhoma

Posted Elevation: 3240 feet

GPSR Elevation: 3240 feet

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