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Map of Jasper County

Harrisburg is on Farm Road 1738 and the Newton county line, ten miles northeast of Jasper in a heavily forested area of northeastern Jasper County. In 1909 it acquired a third-class county road to Horton, known as the Old Lumber Road. The improved transportation allowed local citizens greater access to the Gulf, Beaumont and Kansas City Railway. A post office, called Dryburg, served the community from 1912 until the late 1930s. Scattered buildings were marked at the site in 1984.

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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.

Belongs to

Harrisburg is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Harrisburg is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Dryburg)


Latitude: 31.01186350
Longitude: -93.88990600

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated