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VISTA, TEXAS. Vista, in southwestern Hamilton County, was named for Mollie Vista Mason, wife of W. T. Mason, who had a store and gin in the settlement in 1882. A post office existed from 1904 to 1909. The town had one store, a church, and a population of thirty in 1940. In the late 1980s the community was on current maps, but no population figures were available.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Hamilton County Historical Commission, A History of Hamilton County, Texas (Dallas: Taylor, 1979).
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