Glen Flora, Texas

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Glen Flora, Texas
Unincorporated community
Glen Flora, Texas is located in Texas
Glen Flora, Texas
Glen Flora, Texas
Location within the state of Texas
Coordinates: 29°20′51″N 96°11′36″W / 29.34750°N 96.19333°W / 29.34750; -96.19333Coordinates: 29°20′51″N 96°11′36″W / 29.34750°N 96.19333°W / 29.34750; -96.19333
Country United States
State Texas
County Wharton
Elevation 118 ft (36 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 77488
Area code(s) 979

Glen Flora is an unincorporated community in Wharton County, Texas, United States. It is located on Farm to Market Road 102 (FM 102) at its intersection with Farm to Market Road 960 (FM 960). For most of the 20th century, the town was situated along a railroad line, but the tracks have since been removed. There are several businesses in the community.

Population[edit]

According to the Handbook of Texas, the community had an estimated population of 210 in 2000.[1]

Geography[edit]

It is located at 29°20′51″N 96°11′36″W / 29.34750°N 96.19333°W / 29.34750; -96.19333 (29.3474691, -96.1932954)[2] on the east bank of the Colorado River at the junction of FM 102 and FM 960. Glen Flora is situated 6 miles (9.7 km) northwest of Wharton, 17 miles (27.4 km) south of Eagle Lake and 5 miles (8.0 km) south of the unincorporated community of Egypt.[3]

Although it is unincorporated, Glen Flora has a post office with the zip code of 77443.[4] Public education is provided by both Wharton Independent School District which services the north side of FM 102 and El Campo Independent School District which services the south side of the highway.

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