Elmer

Elmer, seven miles south of Seguin in southern Guadalupe County, was established as early as 1854. A post office opened there in 1882, and by 1884 the community had a population of sixty and a church, district school, and general store. At that time local residents shipped cotton, cottonseed, and hides. The community's post office was discontinued in 1891, and the mail was sent to Seguin. By the 1940s no evidence of Elmer was shown on county highway maps.

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.

Belongs to

Elmer is part of or belongs to the following places.

Adopt a Town

The Texas Almanac's Land Rush program lets you adopt the town or county of your choice and share your message with the world. 100% of the proceeds benefit education in Texas.

Currently Exists

No

Place type

Elmer is classified as a Town

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

Proud to call TX home?

Put your name on the town or county of your choice.


Search Places »