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TYRO, TEXAS

Texas Ghost Town
Coleman County, Texas Panhandle/Texas Hill Country

FM 702
About 12 Miles NW of Coleman

Present-day Novice, Texas

Tyro, Texas Area Hotels
> Coleman Hotels

History on a Pinhead

Tyro was the original name for Novice. Settled in the 1870s on Rough Creek, Tyro requested a post office which was granted in 1880 but only lasted a year. When the community got a second chance for a post office in 1884, it opened under the name of Novice, said to be a joke on the wet-behind-the ears storekeepers who hosted the post office.

For more information, please see Novice, Texas.
Coleman County TX 1882 Map
1882 Map showing Tyro, Coleman County
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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