Fort Oldham

Fort Oldham was a community in Washington County during the Republic of Texas era. Its post office was established on January 24, 1838, with Claiborne Fitch as postmaster. Fitch served until the post office was closed on January 11, 1842. The settlement disappeared soon afterwards and left no trace.

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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Adopted by:
Lee Oldham
Dedication Message:
In honor of Oldham Family

Currently Exists

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Place type

Fort Oldham is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    30.56802400
    Longitude
    -96.58775100

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Is Incorporated

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