Details for Magnolia

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5339007884


Marker Number 7884
Atlas Number 5339007884
Marker Title Magnolia
Index Entry Magnolia
Address FM 1488
City Magnolia
County Montgomery
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 234895
UTM Northing 3345419
Subject Codes cities and towns
Marker Year 1966
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Marker Location Magnolia Blvd. and Magnolia Pkwy.
Private Property No
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size 24" x 18"
Marker Text In early days, known as Mink's Prairie, and by 1850, shortened to Mink. In 1902, railroad named it Melton to honor Jim Melton, a large landowner in the county, but U. S. Post Office confused it with town of Milton. Citizens renamed it Magnolia for the many magnolia trees beside nearby Mill Creek.

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