Era, Texas

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Era
Unincorporated community
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Era is located in Texas
Era
Era
Location within the state of Texas
Coordinates: 33°29′43″N 97°17′17″W / 33.49528°N 97.28806°W / 33.49528; -97.28806Coordinates: 33°29′43″N 97°17′17″W / 33.49528°N 97.28806°W / 33.49528; -97.28806
Country United States
State Texas
County Cooke
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Era is an unincorporated community in Cooke County, Texas, United States. It's a small farming village in the southwest portion of the county. Era was founded in 1878, after Judge J.M. Lindsay donated 6 acres for a school. The town was named for Era Hargrave, the daughter of an early settler. Today, the community of Era has a school, post office, volunteer fire department, and a Subway.

About 7 miles west of Era, there is the Liberman Broadcasting Tower Era, one of earth's tallest structures, and as of May 2007 was the tallest structure in Texas.[1] The tower is named for its proximity to Era, though it is much closer to Rosston and Leo.[2]

The Era Independent School District serves area students.

Climate[edit]

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Era has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[3]

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