Campbellton, Texas

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Campbellton is an unincorporated community in Atascosa County, Texas, United States. An Irish immigrant, John F. Campbell, began the community in the 1860s by promoting settlement in the area.[1] According to the Handbook of Texas, the community had an estimated population of 350 in 2000.[2]

It is located at 28°44′51″N 98°18′09″W / 28.74750°N 98.30250°W / 28.74750; -98.30250 (28.7474820, -98.3025108), at the junction of U.S. Highway 281, FM 1099, and the Atascosa River in southeastern Atascosa County, approximately 12 miles east of Christine and 54 miles south of San Antonio.[3] Campbellton is part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Although it is unincorporated, Campbellton has a post office with the zip code of 78008.[4] Public education is provided by the Pleasanton Independent School District.


  1. ^ "Campbellton, Texas". The Handbook of Texas online. Retrieved 2009-08-11. 
  2. ^ Ibid.
  3. ^ "Campbellton, Texas". Texas Escapes Online Magazine. Retrieved 2009-08-11. 
  4. ^ Zip Code Lookup

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