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Marker Title: City of George West
Address: Houston and Guadalupe St.
City: George West
County: Live Oak
Year Marker Erected: 0
Designations: na
Marker Location: Courthouse lawn, Houston Street at Guadalupe, George West
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)

Links of Interest: George West, TX - Handbook of Texas Online

Kittie, TX - Handbook of Texas Online

   

 



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