Hagerville Community

Hagerville Community (HMJPK)

Location: Kennard, TX 75847 Houston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 22.374', W 95° 9.942'

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(5 mi. SE)

Kentuckian James Henry Hager (1822-1879) and his wife Naoma (Clark) came to Texas in the 1840s. Hager, a farmer and cabinet maker, opened a blacksmith shop and mill in Houston County. The Nacogdoches-to-Navasota stage and mail road ran beside his log home. Hager's son, James Polk, began a post office in 1891 and named the area "Hagerville". Another son, W.J. (Bill) donated land for a schoolhouse that was used for worship. Many residents moved closer to the sawmills and the post office closed in 1905. Business declined but the Community retains its identity.
Marker Number9464
Year Placed1979
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 3:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 294035 N 3472956
Decimal Degrees31.37290000, -95.16570000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 22.374', W 95° 9.942'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 22' 22.44" N, 95° 9' 56.52" W
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Area Code(s)936
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 511 County Rd 4700, Kennard TX 75847, US
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