Talmage

Talmage, along Paradise Creek eighteen miles south of Vernon in west central Wilbarger County, developed in the 1880s around a community church and the nearby Wood Brothers store. A post office was established there in 1886 with James R. Rogers as postmaster and was discontinued and moved to Vernon in 1902. The town had Baptist and Presbyterian churches, a physician, a blacksmith, and a general store. In 1893 the Talmage school was established to serve a small district in the western part of the county. The school was renamed Antelope in 1908 and was combined with four other districts in 1929 to form the Five-In-One School. Talmage was not shown on the 1984 county highway map.

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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  • (Berlin)

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