in a Pecan ShellThe
community has no 19th Century history. It was established in the late 1920s as
a speculative investment by one R. C. Hopping. The origin of the name is not available.
Within a year the fledgling community had two stores, a school, cotton gin and
The town’s history went unrecorded for decades, even without
population figures. By the 1960s, the school had become a storehouse although
there were “several businesses”reported.
The 2000 census reported eight
residents at Hart’s Camp.
It is difficult
to describe just where it is. Maybe it is best to locate Fieldton
and Hartcamp is 4 miles southeast at the intersection of FM37, FM 168 and CR 222,
at the southern end of the confluence of FMs 37 & 168.
No road signs or
cornerstone. - Barclay
Lamb County map showing Littlefield & Olton|
Texas General Land Office