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CHANDLER, TEXAS


Henderson County, East Texas

3218'26"N 9528'46"W (32.307206, -95.479340)

Hwy 31 and FM 317
24 miles NE of Athens the county seat
11 miles W of Tyler
ZIP code 75758
Area code 903
Population: 3,180 Est (2019)
2,734 (2010) 2,099 (2000) 1,630 (1990)

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Chandler Tx Former Depot

Former Chandler Depot
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, October 2011
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History in a Pecan Shell

Originally called Stillwater, the community was two miles north of the present location. A post office under that name opened in early 1873. Alphonso H. Chandler became the town's namesake when he donated land for a railroad right-of-way.

Although there are no population figures available, the town had all essential businesses by1890. Chandler had nearly 650 people by the mid 1930s and twenty businesses. With the decline of cotton, the local economy switched to raising fruit. Chandler's first mayor was elected in 1960. The population has risen in recent years to 2,734 in 2010.

Chandler Tx Antique Shop

Store
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, October 2011



Chandler Tx Restaurant

Restaurant
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, October 2011



Chandler Tx Road Sign

Chandler Road Sign
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, October 2011



Chandler Texas depot

The old depot
Photo courtesy Lori Martin, January 2006


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Chandler, Texas Nearby Towns:
Athens the county seat
Tyler
See Henderson County

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