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YELLOWPINE, TEXAS

Sabine County, East Texas

FM 2426 and State Highway 87
About 5 Miles S of Hemphill the county seat
Inside the Sabine National Forest
Population: 74 (2000)

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Cover canceled with Yellowpine, Texas 1947 postmark
Signed by the postmaster

Courtesy Dan Whatley Collection

History in a Pecan Shell

A survivor of the timber boom of the late 19th early 20th century, Yellowpine appeared in the 1890s and peaked in 1914 with a population estimated at 75.

The town had a post office in operation from 1902 through the early 1950s. The population has remained under 100 from the late 1960s through the 2000 census.
Anyone wishing to share Yellowpine, Texas history, stories, landmarks and recent or vintage photos, please contact us.



Yellowpine Texas 1954 postmark
Yellowpine Texas 1954 postmark
Cover canceled with Yellowpine, Texas 1954 postmark
Courtesy The John J. Germann Collection


Texas Sabine County  1907 postal map
Sabine County 1907 postal map showing Yellowpine
S of Hemphill

Courtesy Texas General Land Office


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Yellowpine, Texas Nearby Towns:
Hemphill the county seat
San Augustine
Lufkin

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