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WATSON, TEXAS

Texas Ghost Town
Red River County, East Texas
21 miles NE of Clarksville
Population: 0

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History in a Pecan Shell

The community was named after the first postmaster (S. E. Watson) in 1884. The population in 1890 was only 25, but it had risen to 100 two years later.

The post office closed in 1907 and by the 1930s Watson was a ghost town.

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