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Brazos, on Farm Road 129 and the Missouri Pacific Railroad in southeastern Palo Pinto County, was established when the Texas and Pacific Railway reached the area in 1880. The community was named for the Brazos River, which the railroad crossed at its site. The town had a population of 113 and four stores by 1940. Its population was reported as forty-seven in 1980 and 1990, but rose to ninety-seven by 2000.

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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

Brazos is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Brazos is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Angoria)


Latitude: 32.66151980
Longitude: -98.12198830

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


Brazos by the Numbers

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Population Counts

Pop. Year Source
112 2020 United States Census Bureau
97 2009 Local Officials