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VOSS, TEXAS


Coleman County, Texas Panhandle / Texas Hill Country

31 37' 16" N, 99 33' 42" W (31.621111, -99.561667)

FM 503
SW of Coleman
Population 20 est (2010, 2000, 1990)

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Voss Texas Home of State Representative Bob Turner
Voss Home of Representative Bob Turner
Photo courtesy Donna Chevalier, June 2007

History in a Pecan Shell

Once the Headquarters of the Leaday Ranch, Voss was named after the ranch's manager who filled out the form to request a post office.

The same year (1904) that Fisk was coming into existence, Voss had two hotels, three stores besides the new Post Office. You could also get a haircut and have your horse shod.

Today Voss has a sign announcing itself as Bob Turner's hometown and indeed, when he's not in Austin, he's here.

The flag is flown and a restored Red and White Grocery Store gleams with fresh paint. This proves that no town is too small to preserve it's past or at least some part of it.


Voss, Texas Red & White food store
The Red & White Food Store in Voss
Photo courtesy Donna Chevalier, June 2007


Coleman, TX 1907 postal map
1907 Coleman County postal Map showing Voss
(SW of Coleman, NW of Whon)
From Texas state map #2090
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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Voss, Texas Nearby Towns:
Coleman the county seat
Doole
Valera
Santa Anna
Talpa
Fisk
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