Roach was a short-lived post office seven miles west of Longview near the site of what is now White Oak in north central Gregg County. A post office operated there from 1881 to 1882. The small community, which at one time had a mill and a store, was no longer shown on maps by 1900.

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Christopher Long | © 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.

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Roach is part of or belongs to the following places:

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Place type

Roach is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [-Mill]

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated