is an area within Missouri City
, United States
that was an unincorporated
settlement in eastern Fort Bend County
Trammels is located at the junction of State Highway 6
and Trammel-Fresno Road 14 miles northeast of Richmond. The town in located approximately half way between U.S. Highway 59
and State Highway 288
, two freeways that serve the Houston area, on State Highway 6. The town appears on a map published by Color-Art, Inc. of Houston, Texas and vicinity.
Little is known regarding early history of the town though there is some records of the development of the neighboring town of DeWalt
. In 1936, the community had a row of dwellings, one business, and five farm units. Although Trammels appeared on county maps, population statistics were never recorded. A portion of the town is covered by a small man-made
lake. The remaining areas of Trammels became a part of the DeWalt community. As of 2008 what was Trammels is now in the city limits of Missouri City
" TRAMMELS, TX
" Handbook of Texas
Houston, TX and Vicinity, Color-Art, Inc., A Cenveo Company, St. Louis, Missouri, printed 12-06 #2500042, 2006 edition (map).