Siloam, TX (Bowie County)

By: Claudia Hazlewood

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: April 1, 1995

Siloam is four miles northwest of Simms in southwestern Bowie County. It was settled before the Civil War. A post office granted in 1895 was discontinued in 1907. The farming and lumbering community had a population of thirty-eight in 1910. From 1933 through 1964 the population of the town was reported as seventy-five. In 1982 Siloam had a population of fifty and no rated businesses. Through 2000 the population was still reported as fifty.


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

Claudia Hazlewood, “Siloam, TX (Bowie County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed December 04, 2021,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

April 1, 1995