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The town of Texas
(1856-1976)

X. Town statistics,   pp. 71-75


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*1976 PROPEl
Land
Parcel
Residential                     418
Mercantile                       14
Agriculture                     413
Forest Land & Miscellaneous     394
Personal Property Value
Manufacturing Land & Improvement Value
1TY COUNT & VALUATION
Land
s    Value     Impro
1,161,600       31
81,100        1
2,070,900       14
1,318,700
rements
L
1
Improvemeni
Value
6,454,000
428,100
3,240,000
*Total Valuation
Total Forest & Swamp Land      11,359
Total Agricultural Land        12,634
Pasture & Other Land          - 6,415
Crop Land Being Used            6,219
The above crop land consists of the
following crops and acreage:
Hay --------------- 3,700 Acres
Oats -------------- 1,478 Acres
Corn --------------   962 Acres
Peas for Canning --    60 Acres
Barley ------------     7 Acres
Spring Wheat             6 Acres
Winter Wheat             6 Acres
Total Crop Lands -- 6,219 Acres
Acres
Acres
Acres
Acres
ANIMAL COUNT FOR THE TOWN OF TEXAS*
Cattle   ----------------2,938
Pigs     ------------------19
Sheep -----------------2
Poultry, Deer, Misc. ----------$1,700
Total
Value
7,615,700
509,200
5,310,900
1,318,700
1,100,600
116,900
15,972,000
ODDS AND ENDS
Improvement was made on Marshall Hill in
1876 for $500.
The first adding machine for the Town of
Texas was purchased in 1923.
Payment on a Holt Tractor was made in
1925 for $2,327.29.
The first Austen Western Patrol Grader was
purchased in 1929 for $2,520.
Two Ford Trucks were purchased in 1930
for $1,560 for both.
DO YOU REMEMBER WHEN?
The Town grader tore down the Trappe River
Bridge south of Tony Kittel's.
*Estimate by the Town Assessor as the 1976 roll is not complete at time of this printing.
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