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History of Melissa

C.H Wysong settled here in as early as 1846. The location of the post office was at Foster Crossing about 3 miles north of Melissa. The rich soils of the Blackland Prairie & the waters of the Trinity River attracted settlers to the area in the 1840’s. In 1872 the Houston and Texas Central Railroad…

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Melissa at a Glance

Melissa is 11.5 square miles with approximately 10,000 homes already established.  Melissa is built over 3 state highways – Hwy 75, Hwy 5 and Hwy 121, which is certainly unique as our growth can often be affected by state highway improvements and regulations. These three highways also make it incredibly easy to access or leave…

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Churches in Melissa

Melissa is truly in the heart of the Bible belt of America. We have a number of churches, so if you’re looking for a new home for you and your family, be sure to check them out. They are all very welcoming.   First Melissa                     …

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