Daphne is on Farm Road 1896 eight miles northeast of Mount Vernon in northeastern Franklin County. This small, dispersed, lumbering and agricultural community was settled in the 1850s and received a post office in 1895, with mail delivered from Mount Vernon by special supply. Its post office was discontinued in 1906. By 1985 the community consisted of a community center and a few widely scattered houses.

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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.

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Daphne is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Daphne is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Leland)
  • (Yanna)


Latitude: 33.26678160
Longitude: -95.12966310

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated