The people came to the Merkel area, first drifting into the area as hunters, then settling along the creeks and waterways. Some came for land, some came for adventure, and some came for health reasons. Most that came seeking homes and a better way of life stayed to settle the little community grow. Churches, schools, farms, ranches, and other business were a part of the little village of Merkel, a shipping point on the Texas and Pacific Railroad, more than twenty years before it became an incorporated city on June 26, 1906.
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