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The History of Loraine, Texas

Established:   Early 1880's - Incorporated: 1910 - Land Area: 2.68 square kilometers - Population: 731
Location:   U.S. Highway 20/80; Farm Road 644; 10 miles east of  Colorado City; 32.4N, 100.71W 

(Click on each photo to enlarge the view)

lorain1904.jpg (51299 bytes) Main Street, Loraine, TX dated 1904
Submitted by: Merlyn Bruce

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Main Street, Loraine, TX, the Flood of July, 1909
Jerry found this picture of in his grandparent's photos,
who lived in Loraine from 1900-1915
Submitted by: Jerry Brooks


edwards-lumber-2.jpg (75761 bytes) edwards-lumber-1.jpg (62832 bytes) Edwards Lumber Yard
Loraine, TX - 1930's
Submitted by: David Edwards


lorain04.jpg (42554 bytes) loran04.jpg (37182 bytes) Tornado in Loraine, TX - Mar 2004
Submitted by: Frances Elliott Godwin


Other Links for Loraine
The Handbook of Texas Online*
Rootsweb's Post Offices and Post Masters
of Mitchell County, Texas 1881-1930*


Thanks to Hidden Ancestors for hosting this site !
 County Coordinator:
Christina Palmer
Texas State Coordinator:
Shirley Cullum
Assistant State Coordinators:
Elaine Martin  &
Jane Keppler

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