Abilene, Taylor County


Cadastral map of Abilene, Texas, showing the various property divisions for each block in the town. The railroad is also marked. Scale 1: 2400

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1 map ; 39 x 46 cm.

Creation Information

Eldridge, F. G. May 24, 1928.


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  • Eldridge, F. G. "Copied & Traced from the Taylor County Records by F. G. Eldridge"



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Cadastral map of Abilene, Texas, showing the various property divisions for each block in the town. The railroad is also marked. Scale 1: 2400

Physical Description

1 map ; 39 x 46 cm.


"Deed Records Vol. "B", Pages 641-2."

Addition: Abilene


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


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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This book provides researchers with an objective, historical reference to the layout of the city of the Abilene.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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[O. K. Hobbs Plat Book] (Book)

[O. K. Hobbs Plat Book]

This plat book includes an indexed segment in the middle as well as additional plats, assembly drawings, and newspaper clippings that were added to the beginning and end of the compilation. A table of contents on page 115 lists the segments in the middle section of the plat book including an alphabetical index by name (p. 117), an index by number of blocks and surveys (p. 133), eleven index maps, and the plats that were filed through May 1, 1930.

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[O. K. Hobbs Plat Book], ark:/67531/metapth67177

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  • May 24, 1928

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  • 1881~ - 1928~

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 30, 2010, 5:52 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 5, 2017, 3:08 p.m.

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  • N:32.453075, E:-99.727593, S: 32.444999, W:-99.737013

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Eldridge, F. G. Abilene, Taylor County, map, May 24, 1928; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth77535/: accessed May 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.