Carbondale

Carbondale is on the St. Louis Southwestern Railway ten miles south of Boston in southern Bowie County. It was named for the coal deposits in the area. A post office was established there in 1907 and remained open into the 1950s. In 1925 the reported population was thirty-five. In 1982 the town had thirty residents and no rated businesses. Through 2000 the population was still thirty.

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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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Carbondale is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.31512240
    Longitude
    -94.44131040

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Carbondale by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
10 2014 Official Website