PALOMAS, TEXAS. Palomas (Spanish for "doves"), sometimes called Loma, in eastern San Patricio County, was established as a flag stop in 1887 shortly after the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railway reached Aransas Pass. The station was built to serve Old Ingleside, which the railroad missed by about four miles. A post office was established in 1891, with James H. Peak as the postmaster. In 1894 the post office was moved to Gregory. Oral tradition gives the home of S. M. Caldwell as the site of the post office when it moved to the railroad.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Keith Guthrie, "Palomas, TX," accessed August 26, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvpae.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.