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JEHOY, TEXAS. Jehoy, also known as Jonestown, was near State Highway 71 ten miles southeast of Austin in southeastern Travis County. In 1880 a post office opened there with William C. Jones as postmaster. The office was discontinued in 1882, and mail for the community was sent to Garfield.


John J. Germann and Myron Janzen, Texas Post Offices by County (1986).

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl


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

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, "JEHOY, 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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