Emporia (HMPB0)

Location: Diboll, TX 75941 Angelina County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 10.379', W 94° 47.383'

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Emporia Lumber Company co-owner S.F. Carter and M.T. Jones purchased over 5,000 acres of land in south Angelina County and established a company town named Emporia in 1893. The town included sawmill facilities, a railroad spur to ship lumber, logging camps, company houses, schools, churches, stores, and a cemetery. In 1906 the sawmill burned and was not rebuilt. Although the company ceased operations, people continued to live in Emporia. Eventually the town was absorbed within the city of Diboll.
HM NumberHMPB0
Marker Number6993
Year Placed1996
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 3:56pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 329439 N 3450152
Decimal Degrees31.17298333, -94.78971667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 10.379', W 94° 47.383'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 10' 22.74" N, 94° 47' 22.98" W
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Area Code(s)936
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 207-321 Maynard, Diboll TX 75941, US
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