Daphne

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.

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

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Currently Exists

No

Place type

Daphne is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Leland)
  • (Yanna)

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.26678160
    Longitude
    -95.12966310

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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