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Elgin Memorial Park, N. Main St., Elgin, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 21' 20.6892", -97° 22' 49.8792"
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    Founded 1871 when nearby pioneer Hogeye citizens moved townsite to newly completed Houston & Texas Central Railroad. Named for surveyor R. M. Elgin and known as Brick Capital of the Southwest. Made handpressed brick as early as 1882. Area noted as agricultural center. (1967)

This page last updated: 4/9/2011 03:48:15

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