Vesta, TX

By: Cecil Harper, Jr.

Type: General Entry

Published: June 1, 1995

Vesta was twelve miles south of Hemphill in southern Sabine County. A post office was established there in 1888, and in 1890 the community had a gristmill, a gin, a hotel, and a blacksmith's shop that served an agricultural community with a population of approximately 200. The post office was closed in 1901.

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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., “Vesta, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 25, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

June 1, 1995

Currently Exists
Place Type
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Sabine County
Associated Names