Gem, Texas

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Gem is an unincorporated community in Hemphill County, Texas.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Gem was established in 1909, and remained in operation until 1954.[2] A first settler named the community after his wife.[3]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Gem, Texas
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 5 January 2017.
  3. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 57.

Coordinates: 35°47′07″N 100°07′24″W / 35.78528°N 100.12333°W / 35.78528; -100.12333