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CRESWELL, TEXAS. Creswell, a post office community near the site of what later became Ash, ten miles southwest of Crockett in southwestern Houston County, was probably established after the Civil War. A post office opened there in 1870, and by the mid-1870s the community had a store and a number of houses. Its post office was discontinued in 1877, and by the mid-1930s Creswell was no longer shown on the county highway map. No trace of the settlement remained in 1990.

Christopher Long

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