Dryburg

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Map of Jasper County

Dryburg was just across the road from Harrisburg to the east and 8½ miles northeast of Jasper in northeastern Jasper County. The Dryburg post office operated from 1912 to 1938 and served Harrisburg, as well as scattered rural inhabitants of northeast Jasper and northwest Newton counties. Dryburg was named by early settlers for the voting proclivities of its residents (who voted dry) and for its relative lack of rainfall. The 1971 county highway map showed no buildings at the site.

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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

Dryburg is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists

No

Place type

Dryburg is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Harrisburg)

Location

Latitude: 31.01186350
Longitude: -93.88990600

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No