EDISON, TEXAS. Edison was on the Holdsworth Ranch near Tortuga Creek 2½ miles west of Loma Vista in southeastern Zavala County. A schoolhouse, variously called Edison School, Tortuga School, and West Loma Vista School, was established in the eastern section of the Holdsworth Ranch around 1906. In 1907 nineteen students attended the one-teacher school; that same year a post office called Edison was established in a nearby store that was owned and operated by relatives of the Holdsworths, N. B. Simmons and his wife. By the mid-1920s the community had been abandoned.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Ruben E. Ochoa, "EDISON, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hre68), accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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