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AVATON, TEXAS. Avaton was on Little Cypress Bayou nine miles from Longview and twenty miles west of Marshall in western Harrison County. It had a post office from 1884 to 1902. In 1896 the community had a cotton gin and gristmill, a district school, and Methodist and Baptist congregations. Avaton was gone by the 1940s.
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