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"These small Texas towns have so much to tell us it would be a crime not to listen, and a greater crime for their stories to be lost." - Allen Lee Hamilton, Professor of History, St. Philip's College, San Antonio, TX

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  • Texas Ghost Towns A to Z > 1000 Ghost Towns
  • How to Explore a Small Town
  • Naming of Texas Towns
  • Featured Towns of 2016
    Rockwall
  • Rockwall Rockwall Co 7-1-16
  • Winchester Fayette Co 7-2-16
  • Bluntzer Nueces Co 7-22-16
  • Winchester
    Bay City
  • Muleshoe Bailey Co Seat 6-8-16
  • Bay City Matagorda Co 5-23-15
  • Devine Medina Co 6-24-16
  • Bluntzer
    Rice
  • Rice Navarro Co 5-18-16
  • Topsey Coryell Co 5-19-16
  • Avoca Jones Co 5-20-16
  • Albion
  • Albion Red River Co 5-10-16
  • Bunker Hill Jasper Co 5-11-16
  • Weinert Haskell Co 5-9-16
  • Weinert
    Bernardo
  • Bernardo Colorado Co 4-25-16
  • Mentz Colorado Co 4-25-16
  • Rock Island Colorado Co ghost town 4-23-16
  • Mentz
    Aurora
  • Aurora Wise Co
  • Hobbs Fisher Co 4-18-16
  • Willow Springs Fayette Co 4-29-16
  • Willow Springs
    San Augustine
  • San Augustine San Augustine County seat 3-14-16
  • Elkhart Anderson Co 4-9-16
  • Larue Henderson Co 4-8-16
  • Elkhart
    Mingus
  • Mingus Palo Pinto Co 3-19-16
  • Howe Grayson Co 3-30-16
  • Aransas Pass 4-7-16
  • Lyford
  • Lyford Willacy Co 2-10-16
  • Santa Monica Willacy Co 2-10-16
  • Newcastle
  • Newcastle Young Co 2-5-16
  • Park Fayette Co 2-5-16
  • Bruni Webb Co 2-8-16
  • Bruni
    St. Mary's
  • Saint Mary's Parish Lavaca Co 1-29-16
  • Midfield Matagorda Co 1-23-16
  • Mount Calm TX
  • Mount Calm Hill Co 1-8-16
  • Fairview Wilson Co 1-7-16
  • Devine Medina Co 1-13-15
  • El Sauz Willacy Co 1-17-16
  • Fairview
    Featured Towns of 2015
    Wharton
  • Wharton Wharton Co seat 12-1-15
  • Calvert
  • Calvert Robertson Co 11-29-15
  • Corsicana
  • Corsicana Navarro Co seat 11-2-15
  • Golden Wood Co 11-9-15
  • Chicota Lamar Co 11-10-15
  • Gorman old photos
  • Gorman, Texas Vintage Photos 10-1-15
  • Gorman Eastland Co
  • Avinger
  • Avinger Cass Co
  • Hickory Hill Anderson Co 10-12-15
  • Nada
  • Nada Colorado Co 10-1-15
  • Timothy Navarro Co 10-8-15
  • Bethel
  • Bethel Anderson Co TE's 3200th Town 9-28-15
  • Campbell
  • Campbell Hunt Co 9-21-15
  • Ford’s Corner San Augustine Co 9-18-15
  • Oakland Colorado Co 9-13-15
  • Romayor Liberty Co 9-13-15
  • Bedias Grimes Co 9-3-15
  • Blanket
  • Blanket Brown Co 8-9-15
  • Greenwood Parker Co 8-12-15
  • Garner Parker Co 9-16-15
  • Buckner Parker Co 9-15-15
  • Birthright Hopkins Co 8-17-15
  • LaFayette Upshur Co 8-26-15
  • Loma Alta Val Verde Co 8-24-15
  • Alta Loma Galveston Co 8-26-15
  • Von Ormy Bexar Co 8-25-15
  • Guadalupe Victoria Co 8-28-15
  • Greenwood
  • La Villa Hidalgo Co 8-30-15
  • Vilas Bell Co 8-30-15
  • Villa Mills Co ghost town 8-30-15
  • Luther
    Howard County
  • Luther 8-1-15
  • Vincent 7-30-15
  • Knott 8-2-15
  • Knott
    Ackerly
  • Ackerly Dawson Co 8-2-15
  • Aledo Parker Co 8-15-15
  • Flower Grove Martin Co 8-23-15
  • Paul's Store Shelby Co 8-3-15
  • Tarpley Bandera Co 8-3-15
  • Denson Springs Anderson Co 8-25-15
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    Interplanetary Texas
  • Earth Lamb Co
  • Pluto Ellis Co ghost town
  • Venus Johnson/Ellis Co
  • Mars Van Zandt Co ghost town
  • Mercury McCulloch Co
  • Saturn Gonzales Co ghost town
  • Shiner, aka Half Moon Lavaca Co
  • Star Mills Co
  • Rising Star Eastland Co
  • Rising Sun Shackelford Co ghost town
  • Universe Smith Co
  • Zodiac Gillespie Co ghost town
  • Comet Marion Co ghost town
  • Eclipse Gaines Co ghost town
  • Juno Val Verde Co ghost town
  • Elm Grove
  • Elm Grove Fayette Co 7-24-15
  • Elm Grove San saba Co 7-24-15
  • Elm Grove Caldwell Co 7-26-15
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    Cameron
  • Cameron Milam Co 7-16-15
  • Chico Wise Co 7-21-15
  • Chico
    Greenwood
  • Greenwood Wise Co 7-9-15
  • Whitt Parker Co 7-1-15
  • Whitt
    Sierra Blanca
  • Sierra Blanca Hudspeth Co seat
  • Port Aransas Nueces Co 6-25-15
  • Happy Swisher Co 6-26-15
  • Dunn Scurry Co 6-28-15
  • Round Top
  • Round Top Fayette Co 6-9-15
  • Manheim Lee Co 6-15-15
  • Los Ybanez Dawson Co 6-18-15
  • Manheim
  • Irving Dallas Co 6-12-15
  • Leo Cooke Co 6-20-15
  • Leo
    Brownwood
  • Brownwood Brown Co 5-12-15
  • Van Van Zandt Co
  • Van
    Hallettsville
  • Hallettsville Lavaca County seat 5-9-15
  • Burkburnett Wichita Co 5-2-15
  • Dicey Parker Co 5-9-15
  • Thornberry Clay Co 5-1-15
  • Stag Creek Comanche Co 5-4-15
  • Burkburnett
    Canadian
  • Canadian Hemphill Co 4-12-15
  • Sidney Comanche Co 4-19-15
  • Chambliss Collin Co 4-20-15
  • Idalou Lubbock Co 4-22-15
  • Camp Verde
  • Camp Verde Kerr Co 4-1-15
  • Lydia Red River Co 3-28-15
  • Lydia
    High Hill
    Fayette County
  • Ammonsville 3-15-15
  • Dubina 3-15-15
  • High Hill 3-15-15
  • Praha 3-15-15
  • Praha
    Matador
  • Matador Motley Co 3-4-15
  • Adamsville/Townsen Mills Lampasas Co 3-9-15
  • Jarrell
  • Jarrell Williamson Co
  • Mayfower Newton Co
  • Oran Palo Pinto Co
  • Anna Rose Live Oak Co
  • Oran
    Cost
  • Cost - "First Shot of The Texas Revolution" Monument Gonzalas Co
  • Wellington
  • Wellington Collingsworth Co
  • Danevang Wharton Co
  • Corpus Christi
  • Corpus Christi Nueces Co
  • Barstow Ward Co
  • Barstow in 1908
  • Roznov
  • Roznov Fayette Co
  • St John Fayette Co
  • Sutherland Springs Wilson Co
  • Seymour Baylor Co
  • Bassett Bowie Co
  • Naming of Texas Towns

  • Texas on a First-name Basis
    Of the roughly 2,000 town names on the official state map, over 400 of them are first names.
  • The Naming of Names
  • Weird Names by Mike Cox
  • Texas place names describe unique stories of towns by Delbert Trew
  • Those strange town names by Bob Bowman
  • Unique town names by Bob Bowman
  • Jasper and Newton Counties, Beyond the Sabine
  • Despite odd names all over Lone Star State, 'Top 10' of the U.S. are commonplace here by Bill Bradfield
  • Why did they name it that? by Archie P. McDonald
  • Wonder Why They Named it That by Archie P. McDonald
  • A Geography Lesson by Bob Bowman
  • New Geography - Place name tweaking of several Counties and County Seats by Mike Cox
  • Twin Towns by Mike Cox
  • Cut and Shoot, Gun Barrel City, Gunsight, Point Blank and Winchester by Mike Cox
  • Boo-boo towns by Mike Cox
    The Texas map is sprinkled with cities and towns that got their names by mistake...
  • Population Ranks by Mike Cox
    The historic urban population hierarchy and population figures dating back to 1850...
  • An Affinity for Place Names by Bob Bowman
  • Geographic Humor by Mike Cox
    “I guess you know the true story behind the founding of Amarillo?” asked my old friend Larry Todd...

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