Davenport

Davenport, fifteen miles from Gatesville in western Coryell County, was named for John A. Davenport, who became postmaster when the community's post office opened in 1879. It was discontinued in 1882, and mail for the community was sent to King. The community was not marked on county highway maps in the 1980s.

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

Davenport is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Slater)

Locations

  • Latitude
    31.34349870
    Longitude
    -97.96974950

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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