Continuation of Abilene Heights: An Addition to the City of Abilene, Texas

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Plat of a portion of the city of Abilene, Texas, along Cedar Crest Drive between North 19th and North 10th streets, bordered to the west by Cedar Creek. Blocks are subdivided to show individual properties with numbered labels and some notations regarding dimensions. Scale 1:3,600 (The scale is listed as 1:2,400 but with the following note: "Scale changed from 200' to 1 in to 300' to 1 in by County Clerk."

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1 map ; 47 x 39 cm.

Creation Information

Williams, Ed E. & Ross, L. C. June 13, 1929.

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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 71 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Description

Plat of a portion of the city of Abilene, Texas, along Cedar Crest Drive between North 19th and North 10th streets, bordered to the west by Cedar Creek. Blocks are subdivided to show individual properties with numbered labels and some notations regarding dimensions. Scale 1:3,600 (The scale is listed as 1:2,400 but with the following note: "Scale changed from 200' to 1 in to 300' to 1 in by County Clerk."

Physical Description

1 map ; 47 x 39 cm.

Notes

Full title on map: "Continuation of Abilene Heights: An Addition to the City of Abilene, Tex. Showing Extentions [sic], North to N 19th. Street and West of Avenue "E" and changing S. 1/2 of Blocks 13 and 17 and changing Lots 1 to 14 (inc) in Block 20 to Lots 1 to 14 Block 18 as shown hereon"

"Plat Book #1, Page 598"

Subdivision: Abilene Heights, Continuation; Sec.: 34; Blind Asylum Lands

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

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Abilene Library Consortium

The Abilene Library Consortium (ALC) is a regional nonprofit organization in Abilene, Texas, that provides support and resources to libraries, museums, and information organizations. The ALC collection features thousands of photos, print materials, maps, newspapers, and much more.

O.K. Hobbs Plat Book

The O.K. Hobbs Plat Book offers the researcher 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. It appears to have been compiled from many different sources., and the plats in this book were traced from older plat collections.

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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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  • June 13, 1929

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Jan. 30, 2010, 5:52 p.m.

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  • Nov. 1, 2013, 6:19 p.m.

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  • N:32.46972, E:-99.711197, S: 32.459428, W:-99.718364

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Williams, Ed E. & Ross, L. C. Continuation of Abilene Heights: An Addition to the City of Abilene, Texas, map, June 13, 1929; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth78005/: accessed July 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.