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Atlee, TX

John Leffler General Entry

Atlee was six miles north of Encinal on the International-Great Northern Railroad in southwestern La Salle County. It was founded some time after 1880 as a stop on the I-GN and in the 1930s comprised a railroad depot and a collection of houses. Atlee appeared on some maps of La Salle County as late as 1980.


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

John Leffler, “Atlee, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 13, 2021,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994