Hailsburg, TX

By: Christopher Long

Type: General Entry

Published: January 1, 1995

Hailsburg, also known as Hailsville, was ten miles southwest of Crockett near the site of present Porter Springs in southwestern Houston County. A post office under the name Hailsburg opened there in 1867 but closed the next year. In the 1870s the community had several stores and a number of houses, and by the early 1880s it reported a population of 100. By the mid-1930s it was no longer shown on the county highway map.


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Christopher Long, “Hailsburg, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 28, 2021, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/hailsburg-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

January 1, 1995