Zorn, TX


By: Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1995


Zorn is on State Highway 123 thirteen miles north of Seguin in northern Guadalupe County. It was named for Joseph Zorn, who had a store there in the 1850s. A post office opened in 1891. By 1896 Zorn had two gristmills, a general store, and 150 residents. The population fell to 100 in 1933, to ninety-six in 1968, and to twenty-six in 1988 and 1990. The population reached sixty in 2000.

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

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, “Zorn, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed June 28, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/zorn-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1952
November 1, 1995

Place
Zorn
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1372107
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Guadalupe County
Associated Names

Divide

Timm's Store

Coordinates
  • Latitude: 29.75300150°
  • Longitude: -97.94806030°
Population Counts
People Year
287 2009
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Adoption Status: ⭐
This place has been adopted and will not be available until May 29, 2023
Adopted by:
David B. Zorn
Dedication Message:
In honor of all past, present and future Zorns. We hope to make the town proud (for at least one year).