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ZORN, TEXAS


Guadalupe County, Central Texas South

29 45' 11" N, 97 56' 53" W (29.753056, -97.948056)

Hwy 123
13 Miles N of Seguin the county seat
Area code 830
Population: 60 (2000) 26 (1990)

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Zorn Texas - skulls on wagon
Skulls on wagon
Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008

History on a Pinhead

It was named for Joseph Zorn, who had a store there in the 1850s. A post office opened in 1891. By 1896 Zorn had two gristmills, a general store, and 150 residents. The population fell to 100 in 1933, to ninety-six in 1968, and to twenty-six in 1988 and 1990.

Former site of Dietert School, Zorn Texas
Former Site of Dietert School, 1929-1957
TE photo, 2006

A Walk Through Zorn, Texas
&
Zorn Cemetery

Photos courtesy Stephen Michaels

Zorn Texas cemetery
Zorn Cemetery
Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008


Zorn Texas - Dove on tombstone
Doves on tombstone
Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008


Zorn Texas cemetery plot
Cemetery plot
Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008


Zorn Texas cemetery tombstone details
Tombstone details
Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008


Zorn Texas cemetery tombstone with lichen
Tombstone with lichen
Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008


Zorn Texas cemetery lamb on tombstone
Lamb on tombstone
Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008
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Zorn Texas fallen building with standing facade

A fallen building with standing facade
Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008



Zorn Texas fallen building

Side view of the fallen building
Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008



Zorn Texas window of fallen building

Fallen building window
Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008



Zorn Texas shack wood detail
Wood shack details
Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008


Zorn Texas shack
Wood shack
Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008

Take a road trip

Central Texas South

Zorn, Texas Nearby Towns:
Seguin the county seat
San Marcos
San Antonio
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