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Dime Box, Texas: Big Mailbox

A large rural mail box on a pole advertises the Dime Box Museum. For something meant to be seen, it's set back from the road and can be difficult to spot.

4282 E. TX-21, Dime Box, TX
Three miles west of town, on the southwest corner of TX-21 and TX-141/Ramsey St.
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Dime Box mail box and black bridge.

Big Mailbox

A black bridge was added to the big mailbox.

[Erin Jatzlau, 10/02/2020]

It's a replica of a beloved 1912 truss bridge. The town holds an annual Black Bridge Festival.


Big Mailbox

The big mailbox is alive and well as of November 2016!

[Bindi, 11/29/2016]
Big Mailbox

The mailbox is gone as of June 19, 2016.

[joe houten, 06/19/2016]

Dime Box Museum sign.

Giant Mail Box

This giant mail box signifies how the town got its name by leaving dimes in your mail box plus the cost of groceries, and the mail man would deliver your groceries.

[Erin, 12/25/2014]
Big Mailbox

When you go into Dime Box from Hwy 21, at the turn that takes you into the town, you will see a big mailbox very high in the air.

[Laura Lee Green, 04/15/2008]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Big Dime in a BoxBig Dime in a Box, Dime Box, TX - 2 mi.
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9/11 Memorial9/11 Memorial, Giddings, TX - 14 mi.
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Grave in Middle of Street, Hearne, TX - 37 mi.

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