Fannin, Texas

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Fannin, Texas
Unincorporated community
Fannin is located in Texas
Fannin
Fannin
Fannin is located in the US
Fannin
Fannin
Coordinates: 28°41′44″N 97°14′9″W / 28.69556°N 97.23583°W / 28.69556; -97.23583Coordinates: 28°41′44″N 97°14′9″W / 28.69556°N 97.23583°W / 28.69556; -97.23583
Country United States
State Texas
County Goliad
Elevation 141 ft (43 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 1373703

Fannin is an unincorporated community in eastern Goliad County, Texas, United States.[1] Its elevation is 141 feet (43 m).[2] It is part of the Victoria, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Fannin is named for James Fannin,[3] who commanded the group of Texans killed in the Goliad Massacre during the Texas Revolution.

Recreation[edit]

Fannin is home to the Coleto Creek Reservoir. It is a venue for camping, fishing and other outdoor recreation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '05. Skokie: Rand McNally, 2005, p. 98.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fannin, Texas, Geographic Names Information System, 1979-11-30. Accessed 2007-12-22.
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 123.