on a Pinhead
The naming of Angel City is said to have been based on a water well
drilling crew who observed local girls dressed in white. Considering
the grime and dirt of a well-drilling job, it’s easy to imagine angelic
apparitions when compared to coworkers.
Whatever the source of the name, Angel City arrived late. It was established
in the early 1930s and the town was actually the property of C. C.
Ramsey Enterprises – a cotton business that provided housing and a
store for its sharecropping tenants.
The population was reported as a mere 20 residents from the 30s through
the late 1940s.
The town remains on the detailed TxDoT Goliad County map. There’s
no cemetery shown near what was Angel City.
Visit to Angel City
Ghost town Located at the intersection of Hwy 239 & FM 2043 NW
of Goliad, Angel City has
pretty much seen its day with just a few scattered residences remaining
in the area. - Will
Beauchamp, May 2009
reason for being.
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