General Highway Map Cherokee County, Texas

Description

Highway map of Cherokee County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, streams, cities, towns, outlying buildings (including schools, churches, and post offices), roads, highways (giving mileage between points), bridges, railroads, cemeteries, and oil fields. Map includes four inset maps - Reklaw, Dailville, Forest, and Maydelle - a key to counties diagram, a key to sheets diagram, and an extensive legend in the lower-left corner, indicating geographical and human-made features. Handwritten notes have been made made to the map in pencil to denote the approximate route of the Old San Antonio Road. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).

Physical Description

1 map ; 45 x 60 cm.

Creation Information

Texas. Highway Department. Planning Survey Division. 1960.

Context

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  • United States. Bureau of Public Roads. U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration Bureau of Public Roads; Worked cooperatively with the Texas State Highway Department

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  • Main Title: General Highway Map Cherokee County, Texas
  • Added Title: Cherokee County, Texas

Description

Highway map of Cherokee County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, streams, cities, towns, outlying buildings (including schools, churches, and post offices), roads, highways (giving mileage between points), bridges, railroads, cemeteries, and oil fields. Map includes four inset maps - Reklaw, Dailville, Forest, and Maydelle - a key to counties diagram, a key to sheets diagram, and an extensive legend in the lower-left corner, indicating geographical and human-made features. Handwritten notes have been made made to the map in pencil to denote the approximate route of the Old San Antonio Road. Scale [ca. 1:126,720] (2 miles to the inch).

Physical Description

1 map ; 45 x 60 cm.

Notes

"Approx route Old San Antonio Road."

"14.35 mi. from mouth of Bowles Creek. No Angelina Co."

"1960 - 1960 census figures. Highways revised to May 1, 1967."

"Polyconic projection North American datum: Control: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey and U.S. Geological Survey. Compiled from aerial photographs by radial triangulation and sketchmaster. Compiled: 1951. Map field checked: 1960. Photographs: 1939."

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  • Accession or Local Control No: HSU-0307002083318
  • Accession or Local Control No: 4.B.7
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth493472

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Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

Jesse Wallace Williams Map Collection

Historic topographic maps of locations in Texas and surrounding states. The detailed maps include precise locations of roads, waterways, structures and more.

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Creation Date

  • 1960

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Sept. 14, 2014, 8:47 a.m.

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  • June 18, 2015, 6:38 p.m.

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Texas. Highway Department. Planning Survey Division. General Highway Map Cherokee County, Texas, map, 1960; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth493472/: accessed April 22, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.

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