WECHES

Population 26

Altitude 450


General

A rural community first settled before 1847. Originally called Neches, the citizens chose Weches when a post office application revealed the first name was already in use. A Spanish mission had been established 150 years earlier at large Tejas Indian Village nearby. The town on Texas 21 west of Nacagdoches is within boundary of Davy Crockett National Forest.


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