Armstrong County

Marker is on Courthouse lawn, northwest corner of US 287 and Trice St, Claude.

Lat 35.110617
Lon -101.359172

Marker Text:
Armstrong County
Created 1876. Name honors several Texas pioneers named Armstrong. Ranching became the chief industry when huge JA Ranch was established here in 1876. Farming was introduced after the railroad came through, 1887. County was organized in 1890. Present courthouse was built 1912. (1969)