Eureka

Eureka is twelve miles northwest of Mount Vernon in northwestern Franklin County. In 1896 it had a one-teacher, one-room school that served thirty-seven students. During the 1930s Eureka had a school, church, and business. By 1985 only widely scattered houses remained in the area. The population was eighteen in 2000.

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

Yes

Place type

Eureka is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.34927850
    Longitude
    -95.30605850

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Eureka by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
18 2009 Local Officials