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Fannin County TX
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ECTOR, TEXAS

Fannin County, Central Texas North / East Texas

3334'39"N 9616'20"W (33.577470, -96.272284)
FM 898 and Highway 82
6 Miles W of Bonham
About 11 Miles E of Sherman
Population: 695 (2010) 600 (2000) 494 (1990)

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Ector TX Masonic Lodge
Photo courtesy Mike Price, October 2007
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History in a Pecan Shell

Victor's Station was the intended name but when a post office was applied for they learned another community held the name. Early settler Ector Owens was honored by having his name submitted (and accepted).

The post office opened in 1886 and six years later the Texas and Pacific Railway arrived, making the town a shipping point. Ector had 218 people in 1904, swelling to 451 in 1926.
Ector TX Masonic Lodge
Photo courtesy Mike Price, October 2007
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Ector TX Church Of Christ
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Ector TX old gas station
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Ector TX Water Tower
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Ector, Texas Nearby Towns:
Bonham | Sherman
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