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 Texas : Towns A-Z / Gulf Coast : Simpsonville

SIMPSONVILLE, TEXAS

Matagorda County, Texas Gulf Coast
FM 1095 and 521
5 miles NE of Collegeport
45 miles NE of Port Lavaca
20 miles SW of Bay City
Population: Dispersed

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Simpsonville Tx Baptist Church
Simpsonville Baptist Church
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, 2007
History in a Pecan Shell

Information on Simpsonville is less than abundant. We were unable to find an origin for the town's name. It did start life about the year 1910 on the Buckeye and Collegeport Railroad.

The town got a post office the same year, although it closed in 1917. The population at the time was only 10 people and Palacios acquired the mail route through Simpsonville.

By the 30s, the county had moved the road, the railroad didn't exist and the cotton gin was a thing of the past. What few students were produced by a population of 40 were absorbed by the Palacios ISD.
Simpsonville Tx - Church Of Christ
Church of Christ
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, 2007
A building in Simpsonville Texas
It's possible that the structure was the former cotton gin of 1928.
TE photo
Simpsonville, Texas
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