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NOONAN, TEXAS. Noonan is on the Southern Pacific line near Chacon Creek and six miles west of LaCoste in east central Medina County. It developed in 1881 around a railroad switch station on the Galveston, Harrisburg and San Antonio Railway and was named for George H. Noonan, a local rancher. A post office opened there in 1910, with Valentine Mangold as postmaster; it closed in 1915. A general store with telephone connections was the only business reported in the community by 1914. A few homesites remained in 1947. By 1982 Noonan had two dwellings.


John J. Germann and Myron Janzen, Texas Post Offices by County (1986).

Ruben E. Ochoa


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

Ruben E. Ochoa, "NOONAN, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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