Laurelia, Texas

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Laurelia was an unincorporated community in central Polk County, Texas, United States. The town was founded after Judge Claiborne Holshausen built a sawmill in 1880. The location grew into a town and was named for the laurel which dominatated the area.[1] The mill remained the nucleus of the town, and after the sawmill was burnt in 1913, the town evaporated.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Robert Wooster. "Laurelia, Texas". The Handbook of Texas online. Retrieved 2013-08-31.