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WINDOM, TEXAS

Fannin County, North Central Texas
Hwy 56, just South of US 82
10 miles E of Bonham
6 miles W of Honey Grove
80 miles NE of Dallas
Population: 245 (2000)

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Windom TX - Bank Building
Former bank building
Photo courtesy Mike Price, December 2007
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History in a Pecan Shell

Windom was originally settled about 1870 - two years before the arrival of the Texas and Pacific Railroad. Without a suitable population, the community was designated a flag stop. The community built a school, churches and was granted a post office by the mid 1880s.

By 1900 the population had reached 312, growing (slowly) to reach 389 by the mid 1920s when highway 82 was paved. The Great Depression decreased the population to 317 in the mid 1930s.

It dropped to 290 by the end of WWII and is on the 2000 state map as 245.
Windom' Texas First Methodist Church
Windom's First Methodist Church
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, April 2006
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Windom Tx Post Office & city hall
The post office in Windom
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Windom Texas water tower and grain elevator
Water tower and grain elevator in Windom
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Windom TX - Abandoned House
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Windom, Texas former bank building
Former bank building in April 2006
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