Storrs

Storrs, also called Storrsville, was three miles southwest of Ben Hur in western Limestone County. A post office opened there in 1898 with Alvin H. Storrs as postmaster. The population may have been drawn to nearby Mart in Falls County after the construction of the International-Great Northern Railroad through that area in 1901. The post office at Storrs was discontinued in 1906, and mail for the remaining residents was sent to Mart. A few scattered houses appeared on county maps of the area in the 1940s, but Storrs was not named.

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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Place type

Storrs is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [-ville]

Locations

  • Latitude
    31.50322800
    Longitude
    -96.77230900

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