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KIAM, TEXAS

Texas Ghost Town
Polk County, East Texas
Highway 190
E of Livingston
65 Miles N of Beaumont

Population: Unk


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History on a Pinhead

Sometime around 1950 an early settler named the town for Edward Kiam of Houston. Kiam was a clothing retailer that had built a five-story brick building on Houston's Main Street in 1893.

The town had a post office from 1901 to 1927.
Kiam Building, Houston, Texas
Houston's Kiam Building
TE Photo
Polk County Texas 1920s
1920s Polk County map showing Kiam
(between Livingston & Woodville.)

Courtesy Texas General Land Office.

Kiam, Texas
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