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Bordentown was a proposed township on the Brazos River about a mile below Thompson's Ferry in Fort Bend County. Sometime after 1837 Paschal Pavolo Borden surveyed the area for the projected settlement. He secured a license to operate a ferry across the Brazos, which he did for several years, but there is no evidence that a community ever materialized.

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Stephen L. Hardin | © TSHA

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Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

Belongs to

Borden's is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Borden's is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [Bordentown]
  • (Louisville)

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated