BEAVER DAM, TX
BEAVER DAM, TEXAS. Beaver Dam is a small, predominantly black community fourteen miles northwest of DeKalb in northeastern Bowie County. The town, named for a large beaver dam on a nearby creek, has never had a post office. In 1933 it reported one rated business and a population of ten. In the 1940s and 1950s the reported population was twenty-five. In 1984 Beaver Dam comprised a church, a cemetery, and a few scattered houses. In 2000 the population was fifty-five.
J. J. Scheffelin, Bowie County Basic Background Book.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Cecil Harper, Jr., "BEAVER DAM, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrb16), accessed February 12, 2016. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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