VESTA, TEXAS. Vesta was twelve miles south of Hemphill in southern Sabine County. A post office was established there in 1888, and in 1890 the community had a gristmill, a gin, a hotel, and a blacksmith's shop that served an agricultural community with a population of approximately 200. The post office was closed in 1901.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Cecil Harper, Jr., "VESTA, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrv26), accessed May 22, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.