FORDS CORNER, TX
FORDS CORNER, TEXAS. Fords Corner is a rural residential community located at the junction of State Highway 21 and Farm Road 1 about seven miles southeast of San Augustine in northeastern San Augustine County. Named after the Ford family, the community was probably in existence in the early 1900s. For years a general store served both travelers and farmers in the area. By 2000 only dispersed homes remained, and Fords Corner had a population of thirty.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Laurie E. Jasinski, "FORDS CORNER, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrfxh), accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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