The Dallas Journal, Volume 46, 2000 Page: 68
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Historical List of Justices of the Peace, Dallas County, Texas 1846-2000
Precinct 6 consisted of Duncanville and Cedar Hill.
Precinct 7 consisted of Lisbon, Eagle Ford, Grand Prairie and Oak Cliff.
Precinct 8 consisted of Sowers, Spring Chapel and Estill.
Precinct 2 included Richardson.
Oak Cliff annexed to Dallas.
About 1905, Precinct 8 included Irving as well as Coppell and Sowers.
By 1920, Precinct 7 contained two Places.
Changed boundaries for Precincts 6,7,8.
Term of JP office changed from two years to four years.
By 1967, Precinct 8 included Richardson as well as Irving.
Second place added to Precinct 8 on Jan 1, 1976.
Second place added to Precinct 2 on Jan 1, 1976.
Second place added to Precinct 3 in 1994.
4 still contains Garland but Mesquite moved to Place 1 in
the newly enlarged Precinct 5. Place 2 in Precinct 5 is Grand Prairie.
Major redistricting of precincts. Farmers Branch and Carrollton moved from
Precinct 3 to Precinct 2, place 2. A large portion of North Dallas added
to Precinct 3. Most of East Dallas and all of downtown Dallas moved from
Precinct 1, except for the Courthouse and one street linking it to the rest of the
By 1998, Precinct 2, place 2 includes Irving, Carrollton, Coppell and Farmers
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