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Historical developmentEdit

The first area settlers are known to be in the region as early as 1834. The town's name Spurger comes from a family of landowners who resided there initially.[citation needed] From 1859 a school was established there, and by 1881 a post office was opened.[1]

The Neches River flows through the community.


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Spurger has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.[2]

Awards and RecognitionEdit

Starting on September 1, 2017, for a 10 year period, this area is known as the Knife Capitol of Texas.


External linksEdit


  1. ^ "New Laws in Texas for 2017 - Many Take Effect September 1st, 2017". Rasansky Law Firm. 2017-08-16. Retrieved 2017-08-22.