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POE, TX

POE, TEXAS. Poe, a rural community off U.S. Highway 59 ten miles south of Nacogdoches in southern Nacogdoches County, was established about 1900 as a flag stop on the Texas and New Orleans Railroad. During the mid-1930s Poe had the station and a number of houses; children attended the nearby Dorr Creek school. After World War II most of the residents moved away, and by the early 1990s only a few scattered houses remained in the area. No population estimates were available.

Christopher Long

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Christopher Long, "POE, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvp65), accessed February 12, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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