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YESNER, TX

YESNER, TEXAS. Yesner was a farming community in south central Hopkins County four miles northwest of Reilly Springs and a half mile east of the Union church. It was named for Max Yesner, a Sulphur Springs businessman. A post office operated from 1901 until 1906; Charles J. Hamrick was the first postmaster and suggested the name. At its height around 1900 Yesner had several stores and a gin. By the mid-1930s the community no longer appeared on highway maps.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Florene Chapman Adams, Hopkins County and Our Heritage (Sulphur Springs, Texas: 197-?).

Christopher Long

Citation

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Christopher Long, "YESNER, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hry02), accessed July 12, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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