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    HUBER, TEXAS

    Shelby County, East Texas
    State Highway 87
    About 7 Miles NW of Center
    Population: Unknown

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    History in a Pecan Shell

    Although the namesake of Huber has been forgotten, it received a post office in the mid 1880s. The community had the three essential business for a town (gristmill, sawmill and cotton gin) but the population was a mere 25 in the mid 1890s.

    The post office closed its doors in 1905 but the people managed to support several businesses throughout the following decades. About the only evidence of the community’s early days is to be found in the headstones of the local cemetery.
    Shelby County TX 1907 Postal map
    Shelby County 1907 postal map showing Huber
    (Above "SH" in "SHELBY")
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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