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THURMAN, TEXAS. Thurman, six miles east of Center in Shelby County, received a post office in 1888 with Minor D. Carroll as postmaster. In 1892 the settlement included a store, a gristmill, and a cotton gin. Its post office was discontinued in 1892, and by 1946 it had ceased to exist as a named community.

Cecil Harper, Jr.


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

Cecil Harper, Jr., "THURMAN, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed June 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.