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    KLONDIKE, TEXAS

    AKA Pleasant Grove, Old Pleasant Grove, New Prospect, and Kate

    Delta County, North Central Texas
    FM 1528 and FM 2890
    3 Miles W of Cooper

    Population: 135 (1990)

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    History in a Pecan Shell

    Settled around 1852, this community has a long list of former names. John Hunt donated land for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

    In 1895 the Texas-Midland Railroad built through to Cooper
    . Later the New Prospect Baptist Church was organized and two months later changed its name to Klondike Baptist Church of Christ.

    Joel Jefferson Hunt applied for a post office under the name of Klondike.

    Populations:
    1897 75
    1904 151
    1914 400
    1929 350
    1933 154
    1940s -1950s - 150
    1964 maps showed four churches, two cemeteries and fifty dwellings at the site.

    Texas Escapes, in its purpose to preserve historic, endangered and vanishing Texas, asks that anyone wishing to share their local history, stories, and vintage/historic photos of their town, please contact us.

    Delta, Hopkins, Franklin county , Texas 1940s map
    1940s map showing Klondike
    ( below "E" in "DELTA" near Delta/Hopkins County line)
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office

    Klondike, Texas Area Towns:
    Cooper
    Suphur Springs
    Dallas
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