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TRUCE, TEXAS. Truce, a farming community on State Highway 59 fifteen miles northeast of Jacksboro in northeastern Jack County, was named after a local early settler. It has served as a community center for area farmers, and for most of its history has had an estimated population of twenty-five. The Truce post office opened in 1893 and was closed by 1905.


Thomas F. Horton, History of Jack County (Jacksboro, Texas: Gazette Print, 193-?).

David Minor


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

David Minor, "TRUCE, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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