Mereta, Texas

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Mereta
Unincorporated community
Mereta is located in Texas
Mereta
Mereta
Mereta is located in the US
Mereta
Mereta
Location within the state of Texas
Coordinates: 31°27′26″N 100°8′27″W / 31.45722°N 100.14083°W / 31.45722; -100.14083Coordinates: 31°27′26″N 100°8′27″W / 31.45722°N 100.14083°W / 31.45722; -100.14083
Country United States
State Texas
County Tom Green
Elevation 1,755 ft (535 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 76940
GNIS feature ID 1362628

Mereta (also Fisherville or Lipan)[1] is an unincorporated community in eastern Tom Green County, Texas, United States. It lies along local roads east of the city of San Angelo, the county seat of Tom Green County.[2] Its elevation is 1,755 feet (535 m).[3] Although Mereta is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 76940;[4] the ZCTA for ZIP Code 76940 had a population of 138 at the 2000 census.[5]

Mereta was named by the local postmaster in honor of twin sisters, named Meta and Reta, who lived in the area in 1902. The community itself was platted in 1904.[1]

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