Zorn

Zorn is on State Highway 123 thirteen miles north of Seguin in northern Guadalupe County. It was named for Joseph Zorn, who had a store there in the 1850s. A post office opened in 1891. By 1896 Zorn had two gristmills, a general store, and 150 residents. The population fell to 100 in 1933, to ninety-six in 1968, and to twenty-six in 1988 and 1990. The population reached sixty in 2000.

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

Yes

Place type

Zorn is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Divide)
  • (Timm's Store)

Locations

  • Latitude
    29.75300150
    Longitude
    -97.94806030

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Zorn by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
287 2009 Local Officials