Carson

Carson, originally Gum Springs, is on Farm Road 1396 ten miles northeast of Bonham in northeastern Fannin County. In the late nineteenth century the settlement served area farmers as a school and church community. Between 1898 and 1907 Carson had a post office and, at one time, a cotton gin. The population was estimated at twenty-two in 1990 and in 2000.

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

Carson is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Gum Springs)

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.70204610
    Longitude
    -96.00580730

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Pop. Year Source
22 2014 Local Officials