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YERO, TEXAS. Yero was located ten miles northeast of Huntsville on U.S. Highway 75 and Nelson Creek in west central Walker County. A post office operated from 1899 to 1907. In 1911 the town had a school, and by the 1940s it had several scattered dwellings, two businesses, and a cemetery.


D'Anne McAdams Crews, ed., Huntsville and Walker County, Texas: A Bicentennial History (Huntsville, Texas: Sam Houston State University, 1976).

James L. Hailey


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

James L. Hailey, "YERO, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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