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YEGUA, TEXAS. Yegua, on Yegua Creek in northern Washington County, was granted a post office in January 1859, which closed in June 1867. This settlement subsequently disappeared and left no trace.


Ed Ellsworth Bartholomew, The Encyclopedia of Texas Ghost Towns (Fort Davis, Texas, 1982).

Carole E. Christian


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

Carole E. Christian, "YEGUA, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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