Tesla

Tesla was off State Highway 7 twenty-seven miles east of Crockett in extreme eastern Houston County. It was established in the early 1890s and acquired a post office in 1894. At its height around the turn of the century, the settlement comprised a general store, a cotton gin and mill, and a number of houses. The post office closed in 1910, and by the mid-1930s the town no longer appeared on highway maps.

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

No

Place type

Tesla is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Doxie)
  • (Sullivan's Bluff)

Locations

  • Latitude
    31.39715200
    Longitude
    -94.97907100

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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