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Collins was on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway seventy-five miles north of Beaumont in north central Jasper County. The rail siding at Collins was established before 1918 on the Gulf, Beaumont and Great Northern Railway and was reportedly named after a black settler, Sebe Collins. In 1984 the railroad siding and a small gravel pit marked the locale.

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Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

Belongs to

Collins is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists

No

Place type

Collins is classified as a Town

Location

Latitude: 31.00130860
Longitude: -93.97463110

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No