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Leon County, Texas Post Office Lineage Information Page

Leon County was officially formed from Robertson County by the First Texas Legislature in 1846. The naming of the county is the subject of much controversy. Some maintain that it was named for Martín De León, founder of Victoria. However, many residents insist that the name ("lion" in Spanish) came from the nickname of a yellow wolf of the region commonly called the león. The first county seat, Leona, on the southern boundary near the Old San Antonio Road, was picked in 1846. Centerville became county seat in 1851, as a result of a state requirement that county offices be as close to the geographical center of a county as possible. -Handbook of Texas Online: Leon County

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NOTE: This list contains all current post offices plus any discontinued post offices known to have had at least one precancel type, as listed in the Precancel Stamp Society's Town and Type Catalog of the United States and Territories, Sixth edition, Summer 1998, and from Fosters' personal knowledge. The precancel device(s) may or may not still exist. An * indicates a discontinued post office or name change. Links will be set up to individual precancel town pages when available. Pester these post offices so that devices can be retained or ordered.

Post OfficeZip / *Establishedfirst precancels AuthorizedDiscontinuedNotes
BUFFALO75831 yesoperating 
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CENTERVILLE75833 yesoperating 
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CONCORD77850 noneoperating 
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FLYNN77855 noneoperating 
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JEWETT75846 yesoperating 
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LEON or Oakwood    town annexed into Freestone County 00/00/27?? not reported in 1990 census, post office in Leon County
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Leona75850 noneoperating 
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MARQUEZ77865 noneoperating 
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NORMANGEE77871 yesoperatingtown in Leon-Madison Counties, post office in Leon County
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OAKWOOD75855 noneoperatingtown in Leon-Freestone Counties, annexed into Freestone County 00/00/27?? not reported in 1990 census, post office in Leon County
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