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HARRISBURG, TEXAS (Jasper County). Harrisburg is on Farm Road 1738 and the Newton county line, ten miles northeast of Jasper in a heavily forested area of northeastern Jasper County. In 1909 it acquired a third-class county road to Horton, known as the Old Lumber Road. The improved transportation allowed local citizens greater access to the Gulf, Beaumont and Kansas City Railway. A post office, called Dryburg, served the community from 1912 until the late 1930s. Scattered buildings were marked at the site in 1984.

Robert Wooster


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

Robert Wooster, "HARRISBURG, TX (JASPER COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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