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SHANGRI LA, TEXAS. Shangri La is located on the Colorado River several miles downstream from the Roy Inks Dam and twelve miles southwest of Burnet in western Burnet County. This community was shown on maps by the early 1980s. In 2000 the population was fifty-eight.

Laurie E. Jasinski


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

Laurie E. Jasinski, "SHANGRI LA, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 06, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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