Udston

Udston was off Farm Road 229 ten miles northwest of Crockett in western Houston County. It was established in the late 1880s and acquired a post office in 1887 with L. W. Baker as postmaster. At its height around 1890 the settlement comprised a general store, two cotton gins, and a number of houses. The post office was closed in 1894, 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

Udston is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Camel)
  • (Pine Branch)
  • (Telegraph Mills)

Locations

  • Latitude
    31.34583330
    Longitude
    -95.63583330

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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