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TEJON, TEXAS

Texas Ghost Town
Cameron County, Texas Gulf Coast / South Texas

Farm roads 511 and 1847
5 miles N of Brownsville
3.5 miles E of Olmito
Population: 0

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History in a Pecan Shell

Tejon is Spanish word for raccoon.

It was a town, albeit a small one in the 1930s when the railroad had a stop there. The Handbook of Texas mentions a school and "several dwellings" at the site in 1936.

The 1948 county highway map is said to be the last one on which Tejon appeared.

Tejon, Texas Forum:

The area known as Tejon is a road now known as Alton Gloor road. There is a small cemetery that is still in use today. The area is commercialized and many new subdivisions now exist in the area. - Ida. Adeigbe, September 19, 2003
TX Cameron  County 1940s Map
Cameron County map showing Tejon
N of Brownsville near Olmito
(From Texas state map #4335)

Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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Tejon, Texas Nearby Towns:
Harlingen | Brownsville
See Cameron County | Texas Gulf Coast

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