Ash, Texas

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Ash is an unincorporated community in Houston County, Texas.[1] Ash is located 16 miles (26 km) southwest of Crockett at the western terminus of FM 1280.[2] The community was established in 1870 and named for community leader James B. Ash. Ash had a post office from 1890 to 1909. By 2000, its population was 19.[3]


  1. ^ "Ash". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Transportation Planning and Programming Division (n.d.). "Farm to Market Road No. 1280". Highway Designation Files. Texas Department of Transportation. Retrieved October 28, 2012. 
  3. ^ Long, Christopher. "Ash, TX". Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved October 13, 2012. 

Coordinates: 31°11′43″N 95°41′32″W / 31.19528°N 95.69222°W / 31.19528; -95.69222