Meldrum, TX


By: Cecil Harper, Jr.

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: April 1, 1995


Meldrum is on the Southern Pacific line and U.S. Highway 84 four miles northeast of Timpson in northeastern Shelby County. The settlement developed around the railroad when it came through the area in 1885, and was named for the president of the road. Meldrum had two stores and several residences in 1946 and one business and several residences in 1988. No population statistics were available for 2000.

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

Cecil Harper, Jr., “Meldrum, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 20, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/meldrum-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1952
April 1, 1995

Place
Meldrum
Currently Exists
No
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1380174
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Shelby County
Associated Names

Bobo

Linwood

Coordinates
  • Latitude: 31.92155850°
  • Longitude: -94.33492260°