Ottawa

Ottowa was on Bedias Creek in southeastern Madison County. In 1898 a post office was established there; according to one account, the first postmaster was a black named Viser. The post office was closed in 1905, and Ottawa was not shown on the 1936 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

Ottawa is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [Ottowa]
  • (Island)

Locations

  • Latitude
    30.91102270
    Longitude
    -95.71272440

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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