Voss, on Farm Road 503 in southwestern Coleman County, originated as the headquarters of the Leaday Ranch and was named after the ranch superintendent who petitioned for a post office. The community began to develop in 1904 and soon had three stores, two hotels, a blacksmith shop, a barber shop, a school, a gin, and a post office. In 1946 Voss still had six businesses and 120 people, but by 1980 the population had declined to twenty, although the post office still functioned. Through 2000 the population was still twenty.
At a Glance
Voss is part of or belongs to the following places.
Adopt a Town
The Texas Almanac's Land Rush program lets you adopt the town or county of your choice and share your message with the world. 100% of the proceeds benefit education in Texas.
Voss is classified as a Town
Has Post Office
Proud to call TX home?
Put your name on the town or county of your choice.
Search Places »
Voss by the Numbers
This is some placeholder text that we should either remove or replace with a brief summary about this particular metric. For example, "We update population counts once per year..."