Ivy, also known as Odell, was a farming and logging settlement seven miles northeast of Homer in east central Angelina County. A post office opened there in 1886, and by the early 1890s Ivy had a gristmill and cotton gin, a grocery, and a drugstore. The name of the post office was changed to Odell in 1900, but a few months later the post office was discontinued. By the 1930s the town was no longer shown on maps.

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Adoption Status:
This place has been adopted and will not be available until March 18, 2024
Adopted by:
Ivy Easterly
Dedication Message:
My Little Texas Town

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Ivy is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Ivy is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Odell)

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated