Jake, TX

By: Christopher Long

Type: General Entry

Published: February 1, 1995

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Jake was near the Neches River in southern Angelina County. A post office opened there in 1884 but closed in 1886, when the mail was sent to Easom (later Wakefield) in Polk County. At one time there was a combination gin and grist mill in the area, but by the 1930s the site had been abandoned.

Angelina County Historical Survey Committee, Land of the Little Angel: A History of Angelina County, Texas, ed. Bob Bowman (Lufkin, Texas: Lufkin Printing, 1976).


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

Christopher Long, “Jake, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 17, 2021, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/jake-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

February 1, 1995