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BEHAMON, TEXAS. Behamon was near the Trinity River in southern Angelina County. The settlement was named for Frank Behamon, who moved to the area in the 1870s. Some lumbering was done there before 1900. In the early 1990s only a few scattered houses remained in the area.


Angelina County Historical Survey Committee, Land of the Little Angel: A History of Angelina County, Texas, ed. Bob Bowman (Lufkin, Texas: Lufkin Printing, 1976).

Claudia Hazlewood

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Claudia Hazlewood, "BEHAMON, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed December 01, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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