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Do you know of Amicus ???

When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer - that's the case with Amicus.

This entry has been created as a placeholder - we hope to develop more information in the future.

This entry could be in error. It might be that our source had a mis-print, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. We hope to learn more about Amicus in the future.

We found mention of Amicus as a post office, but can't determine its location - other than being located somewhere in Marion County, Texas.

It's common that the post office is named the same as the community in which it's located (although that's not always case). In this case, we can't match this post office to any of the existing communities in our gazetteer.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Amicus, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1885.

Communities Also Named Amicus ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Amicus - it's located in Virginia.

Adding Amicus to Our Gazetteer ...

The earliest source we've referenced which mentioned Amicus was on a map titled Map of Texas (from Rand McNally, 1911).

We also found Amicus in the book titled .<1> From that list, the Amicus post office opened in 1885.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Amicus ...

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Amicus:

Found in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.

From that list:

The Amicus post office opened in 1885 and had closed by 1906.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Amicus - Services available: no Railroad mentioned

Rand McNally Map of Texas (1911)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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