Elliott Ranch - Rankin, Upton County, Texas
Address: 5th and Main St.
Directions: At the Yates Hotel (5th and Main Sts.) Rankin
Marker #: 5461001460
Year Dedicated: 1965
Size, type: Medallion & Plate
Last reported condition: None
Elliott Ranch - Built 1880 near old Butterfield Stage Road by Geo. Elliott, from San Antonio, one of first to go so far out on open range. Had to haul water from head of the Concho, 50 miles. His home was first polling place in what became Upton County in 1887. Headquarters 1905-1928 for Mayer Halff and brother's J. M., "Quien Sabe", Circle Dot herds. After Upton County organized, 1910, served as a mail station, a salt house, cowboys' bunkhouse. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965.
Decimal degrees:  N 31.221173   W -101.939563
Degrees, minutes: N 31 13.270   W 0101 56.374
UTM: Zone 14, Easting 219964, Northing 3457839
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