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|Elevation||1,135 ft (346 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CST (UTC-5)|
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A post office was established in the community in 1876, and was given the name Egypt by the newly transplanted Amyx family who felt homesick in the rural backwater, as if they had been exiled to Egypt.
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