Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl

GALLE, TEXAS. Galle, near Farm roads 1339 and 3353 and twelve miles northeast of Seguin in northern Guadalupe County, was named for Frederick Galle, who built a house in the area in 1882. A post office opened at Galle in 1909 and closed in 1914, when the community had a general store and a population of fifty. Its population fell to ten in 1933 but rose to forty in 1945 and to eighty by 1988. The Galle population continued to be reported as eighty in the early 1990s. The Galle population continued to be reported as eighty in the early 1990s, but in 2000 the population was 130.

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