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SILOAM, TX (BOWIE COUNTY)

SILOAM, TEXAS (Bowie County). 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.

Claudia Hazlewood

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Handbook of Texas Online, Claudia Hazlewood, "Siloam, TX (Bowie County)," accessed December 07, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hns45.

Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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