Hailsburg

Hailsburg, also known as Hailsville, was ten miles southwest of Crockett near the site of present Porter Springs in southwestern Houston County. A post office under the name Hailsburg opened there in 1867 but closed the next year. In the 1870s the community had several stores and a number of houses, and by the early 1880s it reported a population of 100. By the mid-1930s it was no longer shown on the county highway map.

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

No

Place type

Hailsburg is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [Hailesburgh]
  • [Hailsville]
  • [Hailville]
  • (Mustang Prairie)

Locations

  • Latitude
    31.23111110
    Longitude
    -95.61083330

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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