Eureka Mills

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Eureka Mills, on the western edge of Houston in central Harris County, had a cotton factory in 1872 with about seventy-five operatives. A post office, established there in 1872, was discontinued in 1879, but was still listed on postal route maps in 1888, when the community was a stop on the Houston and Texas Central Railway. By the 1980s the site served as a major trainyard for the Missouri, Kansas and Texas line.

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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.

Adopted by: The Notzon Family
Until: April 19th, 2025

Belongs to

Eureka Mills is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists

No

Place type

Eureka Mills is classified as a Town

Location

Latitude: 29.78428500
Longitude: -95.43756700

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No