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FRED, TEXAS

Tyler County, East Texas
Hwy 92 and FM 1943
8 Miles S of Spurger
About 40 miles N of Beaumont

Population: 299 (2000) 239 (1990)

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Fred, Texas scene
Photo courtesy Lou Ann Herda, 2003
History in a Pecan Shell

The post office in Fred (granted in 1881) has recently been closed (2000).

The town started out with a modest population of 30, which exploded to 75 by 1913. Fred had a population of 349 in the late 60s but it declined to 239 in 1990. The 2000 census shows a population of 299.
Fred community park
Photo courtesy Lou Ann Herda, 2003

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