YALE, TEXAS. Yale was near Hopewell in southern Franklin County. A post office was established there in 1897, with William A. Lottman as postmaster, and closed in 1906. In 1939 the community had one rated business and an estimated population of twenty. By 1985 Yale had ceased to exist as a named community.
Billy Hicks and Doris Meek, comps., Historical Records of Franklin County, Texas (Mount Vernon, Texas: Franklin County Historical Survey Committee, 1972). Wright Patman, History of Post Offices-First Congressional District of Texas (Texarkana, Texas, 1946?).