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Detmold is near Farm Road 486 four miles north of Thorndale in western Milam County. Early settlers in the area were of German descent. Detmold had a one-teacher school with thirty-eight students in 1903. A church, a school, several businesses, and scattered houses marked the community on county highway maps in 1941. The Detmold school was consolidated with the Thorndale Independent School District in 1946. Detmold, which was named on county highway maps in the 1980s, was still listed as a community in 1990.

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Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl | © TSHA

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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.

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Detmold is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Detmold is classified as a Town


Latitude: 30.65019720
Longitude: -97.21415990

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated