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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.

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John Leffler | © TSHA

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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

Ottawa is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Ottawa is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [Ottowa]
  • (Island)


Latitude: 30.91102270
Longitude: -95.71272440

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated