TexasEscapes.com HOME Welcome to Texas Escapes
A magazine written by Texas
Custom Search
NEW : : TEXAS TOWNS : : GHOST TOWNS : : COUNTIES : : TOPICS : : HISTORY/OPINION : : ARCHITECTURE : : IMAGES : : ARCHIVE : : SITE MAP

Counties
TEXAS COUNTIES

Texas | Counties

FOARD COUNTY, TEXAS

33 58' 48" N, 99 46' 48" W 33.98, -99.78

Foard County Topics

  • History
  • Town List
  • Vintage Maps
  • Foard  County
    Contiguous Counties:
    Hardeman County (N) Wilbarger County (E) Baylor County (SE) Knox County (S) King County (SW) Cottle County (W)

    Foard County History

    1936 Texas Centennial Marker:

    FOARD COUNTY

    Formed from Hardeman, King, Cottle, and Knox counties;
    Created March 3, 1891,
    Organized April 27, 1891.
    Named in honor of Robert L. Foard 1831-1898. A Confederate officer prominent lawyer of Columbus, Texas.
    Crowell, the county seat
    Traversed by a railroad inn 1908.

    Foard County Courthouse
    Foard County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy TXDoT

    Foard County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

    County Seat - Crowell
    Area Hotel - Vernon Hotels | Quanah Hotels | More Hotels
  • Crowell County seat
  • Foard City
  • Margaret ghost town
  • Old Pease City ghost town
  • Rayland
  • Thalia

  • Foard County Vintage Maps
    TX - Foard  County 1907 postal map
    From 1907 Texas state map #2090 showing Foard County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Foard County 1920s Map
    From 1920 Texas state map #10749 showing Foard County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Foard County 1940s Map
    From 1940 Texas state map #4335 showing Foard County
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

    Foard County
    1936 Texas Centennial Marker
    Highway 283 - 2 miles north of Crowell
    Crowell Tx Foard County Marker text
    Foard County Marker
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, April 2009
    Foard County Centennial Marker , Crowell Tx
    Foard County Centennial Marker
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, April 2009
    More Texas Centennial


    More Texas Counties

    For nearby towns & counties
    See Texas Panhandle | Central Texas North
    More Texas Regions


    TEXAS TOWN LIST
    Alphabetical Listing of over 3000 Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns:
    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TEXAS:

    TEXAS COUNTIES



    TEXAS REGIONS

  • Central Texas - North
  • Central Texas - South
  • East Texas
  • West Texas
  • South Texas
  • Texas Hill Country
  • Texas Panhandle
  • Texas Gulf Coast

    Texas Towns A - Z


    Texas Ghost Towns


    Texas Architecture


    Texas Topics


    Texas History


    Columns - History/Opinion

  • All Texas Towns :
    Gulf Gulf Coast East East Texas North Central North Central Woutn Central South Panhandle Panhandle
    South South Texas Hill Hill Country West West Texas Ghost Ghost Towns counties COUNTIES

    TEXAS ESCAPES CONTENTS
    HOME | TEXAS ESCAPES ONLINE MAGAZINE | SEARCH SITE
    TEXAS TOWNS A-Z | TEXAS GHOST TOWNS A-Z | TEXAS COUNTIES

    Texas Hill Country | East Texas | Central Texas North | Central Texas South | West Texas | Texas Panhandle | South Texas | Texas Gulf Coast
    TRIPS | STATES PARKS | RIVERS | LAKES | DRIVES | FORTS | MAPS

    Texas Attractions
    TEXAS TOPICS
    People | Ghosts | Historic Trees | Cemeteries | Small Town Sagas | WWII | History | Texas Centennial | Black History | Art | Music | Animals | Books | Food
    COLUMNS : History, Humor, Topical and Opinion

    TEXAS ARCHITECTURE | IMAGES
    Courthouses | Jails | Churches | Gas Stations | Schoolhouses | Bridges | Theaters | Monuments/Statues | Depots | Water Towers | Post Offices | Grain Elevators | Lodges | Museums | Rooms with a Past | Gargoyles | Cornerstones | Pitted Dates | Stores | Banks | Drive-by Architecture | Signs | Ghost Signs | Old Neon | Murals | Then & Now
    Vintage Photos

    USA | MEXICO | HOTELS

    Privacy Statement | Disclaimer | Contributors | Staff | Contact TE
    Website Content Copyright Texas Escapes LLC. All Rights Reserved