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THORPE, TEXAS

Texas Ghost Town
Schleicher County, Texas Hill Country
About 18 Miles NW of Eldorado
Population: 0

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History on a Pinhead

Little is known about Thorpe. Only that it once had a post office in operation and was left off maps before the 1940s.

The post office was run by a postmaster with the redundant name of William H. Williams and the years of operation are given as 1907 through 1915.
Thorpe, TX 1908 postmark info
Thorpe, TX 1908 postmark
Postcard cancelled with Thorpe, TX 1908 postmark
Courtesy The John J. Germann Collection
Schleicher County TX 1920s Map
Schleicher County 1920s Map showing Thorpe ( NW of Eldorado)
Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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