Chub

Chub was located about four miles northeast of Midland in Midland County. It probably developed as a station point on the Texas and Pacific Railway after that line came through the area in the early 1880s. Both railroad and highway maps in 1936 listed Chub, and the stop had a pumping station, tanks, and a row of dwellings. By the 1970s highways maps of that section of railway along U.S. Highway 80 no longer showed Chub, but U.S. topographical maps still identified it as a populated place in the 1990s.

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Laurie E. Jasinski | © TSHA

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Belongs to

Chub is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists

No

Place type

Chub is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [Chubb]

Location

Latitude: 32.02401210
Longitude: -102.01930240

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No