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Stella, Texas (Harris County) was formerly an unincorporated area located approximately 10 miles southwest of downtown Houston. It existed there during the late 1800s through the 1920s and then it disappeared from area maps (see external links). Over the years various railroad lines went through, crossed, and connected with the area. A railroad timetable from the era shows Stella as a stop with access to connecting trains. During the 1950s the area was annexed into the City of Houston

The modern day Stella Link Road in Houston gets its name from Stella, Texas. It began as a rural road running parallel to the railroad that linked Bellaire, Texas to Stella, Texas. Today Stella Link Road is a busy urban street that still makes that link to the place formerly known as Stella.

Coordinates: 29°40′11″N 95°23′59″W / 29.669795°N 95.399716°W / 29.669795; -95.399716

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