Marker Text: Formed from Young and Bexar territories. Created August 21, 1876. Organized June 15, 1882. Named in honor of Volney Erskine Howard 1809-1889. Came to Texas in 1844. Delegate to the first state constitutional convention, member of the Texas legislature, member of the United States congress.
Big Spring, the county seat. (1936
Marker No: 15443
Pink Granite 1936 Centennial County Marker
Location: 5 miles S on US 87 @ FM 33 in roadside park, Big Spring