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DARDEN SPRINGS, TX

DARDEN SPRINGS, TEXAS. Darden Springs (Darden Spring) was a farming community near the spring of the same name, sixteen miles northwest of Giddings in northwestern Lee County. A post office operated there from 1887 to 1899, and Dr. W. B. Darden, after whom the settlement was named, was postmaster. In 1891 the community had a cotton gin and gristmill. Its population in 1896 was estimated at twenty. By the mid-1930s the settlement was no longer shown on county highway maps.

Christopher Long

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Handbook of Texas Online, Christopher Long, "Darden Springs, TX," accessed July 27, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrd63.

Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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