Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a small rural community located near the junction of Farm Road 2693 and State Highway 150 about ten miles west-southwest of Coldspring in west central San Jacinto County. This settlement in the Sam Houston National Forest probably began in the late 1800s and was named for a nearby creek. Highway maps in the 1930s showed homes in the area. By the late twentieth century Pumpkin had a store, a church, and a volunteer fire department. In 2000 the population was 150.

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

Yes

Place type

Pumpkin is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    30.54742250
    Longitude
    -95.28410670

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Pumpkin by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
100 2014 Official Website