Calhoun

Calhoun, also known as Fisher, was at the intersection of Fisher Road and the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad, six miles northeast of downtown Dallas in northeastern Dallas County. Northwest Highway is to the north, Mockingbird Road is to the south, and White Rock Lake is one mile to the east. The community was on the original land grants of D. A. Murdock to the northeast and D. Murray to the southwest. The area was first settled in 1844 when Tom Fisher built a home in the area, reportedly one of the first houses in Dallas County. Fisher was a rural agricultural community characterized by a number of small farms and was almost certainly named after this early pioneer.

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

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