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FALBA, TEXAS


Texas Ghost Town
Walker County, East Texas

About 1 Mile W of where FM 2989 meets FM 247
NW of Huntsville the county seat
Population: 0

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History in a Pecan Shell

The community was built around the residence of C.C. Edinburgh in the mid 1820s. Edinburgh, a San Jacinto veteran is credited with being Walker Countys first resident before there was a Walker County.

Falba once had a school and church and in 1901 it was granted a post office. The town also had a store and two physicians but being in a remote corner of the county, growth was unlikely. In the mid 1930s, the community had two (segregated) schools, a church and a cemetery.

No population figures are available and by 1990 only the Falba cemetery remained.



Falba TX info
Falba TX 1912 Postmark
Postmark covered with 1912 Falba, Texas postmark
Courtesy The John J. Germann Collection


Walker County TX 1907 Postal Map
Walker County 1907 Postal Map showing Falba
(W of ghost town Dido, N of Huntsville)
From Texas state map #2090
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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Falba, Texas Nearby Towns:
Huntsville the county seat
Dido
Houston
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