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Egypt is a tiny rural community located about twelve miles east of Centerville in eastern Leon County. Settlement probably occurred in the late 1800s or early 1900s. In the 1930s a school served area families. Though the community was still shown on highway maps in 2000, no population figures were available.

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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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Adoption Status:
This place has been adopted and will not be available until October 17, 2025
Adopted by:
Groves Family Times (B. A. Groves, Moderator)
Dedication Message:
In honor of Israel Groves, his parents, and descendants

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Egypt is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Egypt is classified as a Town


Latitude: 31.24907050
Longitude: -95.78050870

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated