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Marion County TX
Marion County
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COMET, TEXAS

Texas Ghost Town
Marion County, East Texas

Two miles N of Jefferson
Population: 0

Comet, Texas Area Hotels › Jefferson Hotels
History on a Pinhead

Settled sometime before 1891 (when it was granted a post office), not much is known about tiny Comet.

The 1896 population was listed as a mere 10. It did have a school in 1899 when it had 30 students.

The post office closed in 1905 and the town was soon dropped from maps.
Marion County TX 1907 Postal map
Marion County 1907 postal map showing Comet north of Jefferson
From Texas state map #2090
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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Comet, Texas Nearby Towns:
Jefferson the county seat
See Marion County | East Texas

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