Siloam

Siloam is four miles northwest of Simms in southwestern Bowie County. It was settled before the Civil War. A post office granted in 1895 was discontinued in 1907. The farming and lumbering community had a population of thirty-eight in 1910. From 1933 through 1964 the population of the town was reported as seventy-five. In 1982 Siloam had a population of fifty and no rated businesses. Through 2000 the population was still reported as fifty.

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

Siloam is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Bottle Springs)
  • (New Era)

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.36345230
    Longitude
    -94.57325980

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Siloam by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
50 2014 Local Officials