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    MILES, TEXAS

    Southwestern Runnels County,
    Texas Panhandle / West Texas
    US Hwy 67, FM 2872, and
    the Santa Fe Railroad
    Between Ballinger & San Angelo
    NW of Lowake & Paint Rock

    Population 850 (2000) 793 (1990)


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    1909 Rumley Oil-pull tractor on display in Miles, Texas
    Photo courtesy Jim and Lou Kinsey, June 2003
    High School in Miles
    "This town is special to me as I graduated from High School here." - Jim Kinsey, June 2003

    US Post office in Miles, Texas
    Photo courtesy Jim and Lou Kinsey, June 2003

    Miles celebrated their Centennial in 2005.

    Miles, Texas History
    Miles was "... named for settler Jonathan Miles, who donated $5,000 for the extension of the railroad from Ballinger to San Antonio...."

    - From Handbook of Texas Online
    http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/view/MM/hlm67.html

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