The 1928 Texas Almanac and State Industrial Guide Page: 32
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32 JACKSONVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Population, 1927, 7,000
Three railroads: Southern
Pacific, Cotton Belt and I. &
Fourteen passenger trains
daily with through freight and
package car service to all mar-
kets, short hauls to Gulf Ports,
Houston and Beaumont, and
fast service to markets and dis-
tribution centers of North and
Five State and Federal High-
ways leading into Jacksonville
with 155 miles of roads in Jack-
sonville Independent Road Dis-
trict. $400,000 bond issue was
recently voted for the construc-
tion of 45 miles of concrete
State and Federal highways
and the improvement of all lat-
Climate conducive to high
production and pleasant living
Water and sewerage facilities
ample to care for 180 per cent
increase in population.
Two Junior Colleges.
One High School.
Three White Ward Schools.
One Colored Ward School-
Ample seating capacity for
300 additional students in our
school system. The rating is
the highest possible.
Churches representing $150,-
000 investment, all denomina-
tions represented. Beautiful
City Park, Golf Course, Tourist
Camp, Swimming Pools and
Two modern Hospitals, three
Three large financial institu-
tions (per capita deposits larg-
est in East Texas).
Cheap and abundant power, raw
materials, permanent supply of in-
telligent native labor. Unequaled
opportunities for the establishment
of manufacturing industries, includ-
ing Cotton Mills, Clothing Fac-
tories, Wood Working Factories,
Plants for Canning Fruits and
TEMPERATE YEAR 'ROUND CLIMATE
365 DAYS OF OPPORTUNITY
Texas' Largest Shipping Paint for Peaches and Tomatoes
For Further Information Write the Chamber of Commerce,
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The 1928 Texas Almanac and State Industrial Guide, book, 1928~; Dallas, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth123786/m1/35/: accessed April 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.