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Montalba is located in Texas
Location in Texas
Montalba is located in the United States
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Texas
County Anderson
427 ft (130 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
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.

Notable people

Elton Bomer, formerly state representative and Texas Secretary of State, resides in Montalba.

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