Ziler, TX


By: Charles G. Davis

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: June 1, 1995


The community of Ziler existed briefly during the 1870s north of the site of present Big Spring in central Howard County. Situated on Christopher C. Slaughter's ranchland, the small settlement served for a time as a rural mail station.

Ed Ellsworth Bartholomew, The Encyclopedia of Texas Ghost Towns (Fort Davis, Texas, 1982).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Charles G. Davis, “Ziler, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed June 30, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/ziler-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1952
June 1, 1995

Place
Ziler
Currently Exists
No
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1379302
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Howard County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 32.27373100°
  • Longitude: -101.40484570°
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Adoption Status: ⭐
This place has been adopted and will not be available until May 21, 2026
Adopted by:
Howard County Judge Kathryn Wiseman
Dedication Message:
In memory of Quail Dobbs