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EVANS POINT, TX

EVANS POINT, TEXAS. Evans Point was a railroad stop on the St. Louis Southwestern Railway twelve miles southeast of Sulphur Springs in southeastern Hopkins County. A post office opened there in 1887, and by 1890 the community had a population of fifty and a druggist, a grocer, a physician, a barber, a general store, and a blacksmith. In 1905 an Evans Point school had an enrollment of fifty. The community's post office closed in 1907. By the mid-1930s Evans Point no longer appeared on highway maps, and in 1948 no businesses remained.

Christopher Long

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Handbook of Texas Online, Christopher Long, "Evans Point, TX," accessed May 30, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hve37.

Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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