Montalba, Texas facts for kids
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|Elevation||427 ft (130 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1363057|
Montalba is an unincorporated community in central Anderson County, Texas, United States. According to the Handbook of Texas, the community had a population of 809 in 2019. It is located within the Palestine, Texas micropolitan area.
The Primitive Baptist church located in the community in 1853 was also used as a school. The community's school originated when Mrs. Peter G. Adams and Mrs. B.H. Brooks worked together to join the schools in Black Rock and Pace's Chapel together since the surrounding school districts joined them as well. This district had 188 White and 183 African American children enrolled in 1933. Today the community is served by the Palestine Independent School District.
Elton Bomer, formerly state representative and Texas Secretary of State, resides in Montalba.