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SAXET, TEXAS. Saxet was a farming and cattle-raising community that developed around a spur of the Santa Fe line three miles northeast of Timpson in northeastern Shelby County. With the removal of the spur, Saxet declined and eventually was abandoned. Saxet spelled backwards is "Texas."

D. R. Taylor


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

D. R. Taylor, "SAXET, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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