Dakin

Dakin, a dispersed farming community in eastern Young County, was a station on the Chicago, Rock Island and Gulf Railway. The 1936 county highway map indicated Dakin had three houses on State Highway 24 (later U.S. Highway 380) and a cemetery, three additional houses, and a school three miles south on an unimproved road. By the early 1980s only a cemetery named Center Ridge remained at the site.

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

No

Place type

Dakin is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.12122680
    Longitude
    -98.49283240

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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