Redtown is on Farm Road 1819 fourteen miles west of Lufkin in western Angelina County. The settlement was founded around 1900. A post office operated under the name Red from 1906 to 1907. In the mid-1930s Redtown had two churches, a school, and a store. Many residents have since left the area, but in the early 1990s there were still two churches and a cemetery at the site. In 2000 the population was fifty.

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Christopher Long | © TSHA

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Redtown is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Redtown is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [Red]


Latitude: 31.41573680
Longitude: -94.93910090

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


Population Count, 2009