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SAN JOSE, TEXAS (Duval County). San Jose is on Farm Road 2295 ten miles east of Benavides in east central Duval County. It was founded prior to 1906; that year twenty-eight pupils attended the San Jose school. The school was still in operation in the late 1940s, when San Jose also had one business establishment, but had been consolidated with the San Diego Independent School District by 1955. By the late 1960s the community had only scattered dwellings and a church. In the late 1980s the population of San Jose was an estimated twenty-five. In 1990 through 2000 the population was fifteen.

Martin Donell Kohout


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Martin Donell Kohout, "SAN JOSE, TX (DUVAL COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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