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Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Pottsville is approximately 279 (1990).
The approximate number of families is 121 (1990).
The distance from Pottsville to Washington DC is 1337 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 98 miles. (as the crow flies)
Pottsville is positioned 31.68 degrees north of the equator and 98.37 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Pottsville median income is $ 29,375 (1990).
The Pottsville median home price is $ 25,000 (1990).


at the junction of Farm roads 218 and 2842, on The Cowhouse Creek in western Hamilton County.
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History & History Related Items

The population of Pottsville was 200 in 1947, when the town had four businesses. In the 1980s Pottsville had 312 residents, elementary and high schools, three churches, a post office, a feed store, a mill, a garage, a grocery, and a beauty shop. The community still reported a population of 312 in 1990. A volunteer fire department was established Sept. 12, 1993

Pottsville was named for Capt. John Stephen Potts, an early settler and sheep raiser who arrived in 1872. The community's first school started in 1876 and its successor consolidated with Hamilton in 1989. A post office that was established at the town in 1879 is still open at present as zip code 76565.
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Learn all about Pottsville at this site.
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Pottsville City Government

US Post Office
PO Box 9998
Pottsville, TX 76565-9998
Phone: 254-372-4211

Hamilton County Maintenance
Pottsville, TX 76565
Phone: 254-372-3339

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