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