Sunset Heights, TX

By: Claudia Hazlewood

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: July 4, 2017


Sunset Heights, a residential suburb and retail center within the Houston metroplex, is east of U.S. Highway 75 and north of Houston Heights in central Harris County. The townsite was the terminus of a trolley line and was named for its location on the high land west of Houston proper. A post office operated from 1915 to 1951. After that the town was no longer shown on the county highway map.

Time Periods:

  • Progressive Era
  • Texas in the 1920s
  • Great Depression

Places:

  • Communities
  • Houston
  • Upper Gulf Coast
  • East Texas

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1952
July 4, 2017

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