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DERNAL, TEXAS. Dernal is just west of Farm Road 404 between Victoria and Bloomington in southern Victoria County. It was on the St. Louis, Brownsville and Mexico Railway. In 1947 it had a cotton gin and twenty-five residents, a population it also reported in 1961. Dernal was still listed as a community in 1990.

Melvin B. Jaschke


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

Melvin B. Jaschke, "DERNAL, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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