Colorado County Historical Markers


Marker location: In Alleyton at the intersection of Center & Alleyton Rds., at southern edge of town (S. Side of Alleyton Rd.)

Marker erected: 1936

Marker Text: ALLEYTON

Oldest permanent settlement and once largest town in Colorado County. Established by the pioneer Alley family (Willliam, John, Rawson, Thomas and Abraham), all members of Austin's original 300 settlers. Terminus of the Buffalo Bayou, Brazos and Colorado Railroad, 1860-1867.

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