Zorn, Texas

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Zorn, Texas
Zorn is located in Texas
Zorn
Zorn
Zorn is located in the United States
Zorn
Zorn
Coordinates: 29°45′11″N 97°56′53″W / 29.75306°N 97.94806°W / 29.75306; -97.94806Coordinates: 29°45′11″N 97°56′53″W / 29.75306°N 97.94806°W / 29.75306; -97.94806
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyGuadalupe
Elevation
538 ft (164 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)830
GNIS feature ID1372107[1]

Zorn is an unincorporated community in northern Guadalupe County, Texas, United States. Zorn is located on Texas State Highway 123 approximately 13 miles (21 km) north of the town of Seguin.

History[edit]

The small town of Zorn was named for the storekeeper Joseph Zorn. Joseph Zorn also served as mayor of Seguin from 1890 to 1910. In the late 1800s Zorn had a population of 150 and two grist mills. The population was sixty as of 2000.[2] Travis Upchurch was known to dress a dog named Heygirl in various themed outfits in Zorn in 2013.

Buried in Zorn is the Arkansas Democratic politician Monroe Schwarzlose, who polled 31 percent of the vote as a protest against Bill Clinton in the 1980 gubernatorial primary.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zorn". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Smyrl, Vivian Elizabeth. "Zorn, TX". Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved July 6, 2017.

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