in a Pecan Shell
The town was founded in the early 1880s and named by a former resident of Fifeshire,
Scotland. A school was established in 1890 and a post office opened in 1902, appearing
on the map above in 1906.
A school was established Fife in 1890 and by
1914 the population had swelled to 200 people calling Fife home. WWII
had the same effect on Fife it had on countless cities around the state and the
combination of increased mobility, better jobs elsewhere and restless returning
veterans, drove the population down to a mere 50.
The school consolidated
with Lohn ISD.
is the first town I've noticed whose road sign is double sided, meaning the town
limits are three inches apart." - Barclay
Gibson, December 2007 photo|