Darby Hill

Darby Hill is a small rural community located off U.S. Highway 190, about twenty-three miles northeast of Huntsville and fourteen miles northwest of Coldspring near the western shore of Lake Livingston in northern San Jacinto County. Named after a nearby hill, this African-American settlement began by the late 1800s. During the twentieth century Darby Hill Church continued to serve the community. In 2000 the population was fifty.

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Laurie E. Jasinski | © TSHA

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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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Currently Exists


Place type

Darby Hill is classified as a Town


Latitude: 30.77213520
Longitude: -95.20132790

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


Population Count, 2014