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    CLARKWOOD, TEXAS

    Presently Woodland Park

    Texas Ghost Town
    Nueces County, Texas Gulf Coast
    On Old US 44
    About 6.5 Miles W of Corpus Christi
    About 3 Miles E of Violet
    About 11 Miles W of Robstown
    Population: Included in Greater Corpus Christi

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    Clarkwood TX Highway
    Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, October 2010
    History in a Pecan Shell

    Clarkwood’s namesake was Z. H. Clark, a developer who established the town in 1909. It received a post office that same year. Located on the Texas Mexican Railroad, the town had an advantage when oil was discover in the 1930s. From a mere forty residents in 1925, Clarkwood peaked in the mid 1960s with 350 residents served by fourteen businesses.

    In 1966 Clarkwood was annexed by the city of Corpus Christi.

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    Clarkwood TX
    Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, October 2010
    Clarkwood TX
    Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, October 2010
    Clarkwood TX
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    Clarkwood TX  - N Clarkwood Rd
    Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, October 2010
    Nueces County Texas 1940s Map
    1940s Nueces County Texas Map Showing Clarkwood
    (West of Corpus Christi)

    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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