Block Map of Original Town, Abilene, Texas


Cadastral map of the town of Abilene, Texas showing property lots as well as creeks and railroad tracks. Scale 1:12,000

Physical Description

1 map ; 46 x 38 cm.

Creation Information

Hobbs, Oscar Knox 1931.


This map is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Library Consortium and one other and was provided by Abilene Christian University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 539 times , with 10 in the last month . More information about this map can be viewed below.


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  • McKean, J. P. "April, 20th. 1928, J. P. McKean, Asst. City Engr."


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Cadastral map of the town of Abilene, Texas showing property lots as well as creeks and railroad tracks. Scale 1:12,000

Physical Description

1 map ; 46 x 38 cm.


  • [O. K. Hobbs Plat Book], [Abilene (Tex.)] City Engineering Department, 1930


Item Type


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  • [O. K. Hobbs Plat Book]


This map is part of the following collections of related materials.

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.

O.K. Hobbs Plat Book

This book provides researchers with an objective, historical reference to the layout of the city of the Abilene. Its bulk was assembled in 1927 by O.K. Hobbs and J.P. McKean, and was revised by Hobbs in May 1930.

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Is Part Of : [O. K. Hobbs Plat Book]

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Creation Date

  • 1931

Covered Time Period

Start & End Dates

  • 1928 - 1931

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 30, 2010, 5:52 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 27, 2015, 1:06 p.m.

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Past 30 days: 10
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  • N:32.461328, E:-99.719438, S: 32.438341, W:-99.744426

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Hobbs, Oscar Knox. Block Map of Original Town, Abilene, Texas, map, 1931; ( accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.