THOMPSONVILLE, TX (JIM HOGG COUNTY)
THOMPSONVILLE, TEXAS (Jim Hogg County). Thompsonville is a ranch community at the junction of Farm roads 649 and 3073, seventeen miles southwest of Hebbronville in northwestern Jim Hogg County. The community was settled around World War I and was probably named for Oscar Thompson, the first sheriff of Jim Hogg County. A post office was established in 1925 but discontinued before 1936. Several dwellings, farm units, tanks, and a school were at the site in 1948. In 1984 Thompsonville was a dispersed rural community.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Alicia A. Garza, "Thompsonville, TX (Jim Hogg County)," accessed May 01, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrt18.
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