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BROOMTOWN, TEXAS

Texas Ghost Town
Austin County, Central Texas S

S of Bellville the county seat
NW of Sealy
No Exact Directions Available
Population: Unknown

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Broomtown TX 1911 Postmark info
Broomtown TX, Austin County postcard with 1911 Postmark
Postcard cancelled with Broomtown, Texas 1911 Postmark
Courtesy The John J. Germann Collection

History in a Pecan Shell

Little is known of Broomtown except that it once produced brooms. The town is now ironically in the “dustbin” of history, except for the postal information above obtained from John Germann’s extensive collection of postal covers and postmarks.
Broomtown, TX, Austin County postcard with 1906 postmark
Postcard cancelled with Broomtown, TX Dec. 1, 1906 postmark
Courtesy John Mastrovich
Broomtown, TX town folks old photo
"Man on right side may be my Uncle Elige Mastrovich."
- John Mastrovich, September 24, 2018
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Austin County Texas 1907 postal map
Austin County 1907 postal map showing Broomtown
SW of Bellville, near Cat Spring
From Texas state map #2090
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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Broomtown, Texas Nearby Towns:
Bellville the county seat
Sealy | Cat Spring
See Austin County | Central Texas S

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