The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 58, July 1954 - April, 1955 Page: 97
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Town, Community Name Origins Reveal Texas History 97
able for fruit orchards and vegetable farms, population 2o; or
Energy (Comanche County), population 67. Glory (Lamar
County), population 50, has fared no better. Eight communities
are described in the Handbook as New Hope. Rising Star (East-
land County), named by the postmaster in 188o because he con-
sidered it "a rising star country" with excellent crops, has blos-
somed, population 1,289.
Of the 3,ooo or more towns and communities on which brief
but pertinent details are given in the Handbook, the foregoing
are only a sample. Numerous lists, from special angles, could be
compiled with almost no duplication of the places mentioned in
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