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JONESTOWN, TEXAS

Travis County, Texas Hill Country
Farm Road 1431 and Lake Travis
3 miles E of ghost town Nameless
27 miles NW of Austin
Population 1681 (2000) 1,250 (1990)

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History in a Peanut Shell

Jonestown, being settled in the 1930s, missed the colorful history that other towns were present to record. The town founders were Emmet and Warren Jones. The town got around to incorporating in the 1980s when it had a population under 700. It recorded 1,250 for the 1990 census and the 2004 Texas map shows 1,681.

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