Longleaf, TX

By: Mark Odintz

Type: General Entry

Published: March 1, 1995

Longleaf was sixteen miles southwest of San Augustine and twenty-eight miles southeast of Nacogdoches in southwestern San Augustine County. It was granted a post office in 1886 and by 1890 had an estimated twenty-five inhabitants, a general store, and a gin and sawmill. In 1896 an estimated sixty people lived in Longleaf, and the community had a general store, a flour and saw mill and gin, and Baptist, Methodist, and Christian churches. The Longleaf post office was closed in 1897, and by the 1930s the community was no longer shown on the county highway map.

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

Mark Odintz, “Longleaf, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 22, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/longleaf-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

March 1, 1995

Long Leaf
Currently Exists
Place Type
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • San Augustine County
Associated Names