Dime Box, Texas
Dime Box is an unincorporated community in Lee County, Texas, United States. The Dime Box Independent School District serves area students and home to the Dime Box High School Longhorns. It is named after what is now called Old Dime Box, Texas.
Dime Box Heritage Society Museum
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In 1913, the Southern Pacific Railroad built a line three miles southeast of the original location of Dime Box. Most of the residents and businesses moved to a site near the tracks. From that point onward, the original settlement became known as Old Dime Box and the new community was referred to as Dime Box.
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers; generally mild to cool winters; and precipitation evenly distributed throughout the year. The Köppen climate classification describes the weather as humid subtropical, Cfa.
In popular cultureEdit
Texas songwriter and musician Max Stalling recorded a song set in Dime Box, Texas.
The town gets a mention in the song "Northeast Texas Women" by Willis Alan Ramsey.
Season four, episode 9 of Walker, Texas Ranger featured Dime Box.
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