Manheim, Texas

HISTORY

Welcome to Manheim, Texas

The Population Likely Peaked At 50.

Manheim, Texas is located in Lee County on State Highway 21. Manheim (pronounced "Mon-heim") was founded by Adolf Waschmann, who named the community after his parent's hometown in Germany. Adolf established a post office in 1900 and served as the only postmaster. He also ran the town's general store, cotton gin, real estate office, and saloon.

 

PHOTOS

Sights Around Manheim, Texas

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Wachsmann Grocery
MAMIYA 6 & ILFORD DELTA 100

Wachsmann Grocery

For 50 years, this was Manheim's only business until it closed in 2009 after the owner, Adolf's son Carl Walter "Collie" Wachsmann, passed away.

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Waschsmann Feed Store
MAMIYA 6 & ILFORD DELTA 100

Waschsmann Feed Store

Just to the left of the Wachsmann Grocery Store, next door, are the remains of the Wachsmann Feed Store.

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