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FORD'S CORNER, TEXAS

San Augustine County, East Texas

Highway 21 and Farm Road 1
7 Miles SE of San Augustine
Population: 30 (2000)

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Ford's Corner TX- Fords Corner Store
Ford's Corner Store in 2015
Photo courtesy Christie Mecham, September 2015

History on a Pinhead

The information in the Handbook of Texas only says that Ford's Corner a rural residential community and that the community probably came into being in the early 1900s. A general store was the primary business for decades, but today it exists as a dispersed community.
Ford's Corner TX - Gas Station
Gas Station & Store in 2010
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, November 2010
Ford's Corner TX - Old Station
The Gas Station in 2004
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2004
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Ford's Corner TX - Gas Station & Store
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, November 2010
TX - Minerals for Lease sign
"Minerals for Lease"
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, November 2010
Ford's Corner road sign
Fords Corner road sign
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, November 2010
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Ford's Corner, Texas Forum

  • Subject: Bonnie and Clyde
    My dad, Mervis Lowery spent about half a day with a gentleman at this station who told a very interesting story about the capture/killing of Bonnie and Clyde. According to him, several lawmen used his corner as a staging area. His story might make a nice sidebar to the legends. I am a huge fan of your site and almost dread checking out new stories because once I hit your site, I get "sucked in" and several hours will zip by before I can force myself to log off and finish my chores! Please please keep up the good work. I grew up in Etoile and am a history lover, especially of anything East Texas related. Warmest regards - Tuawana Lowery, July 07, 2013
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