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Dilworth is on Farm Road 1159 eight miles northeast of Clarksville in northeastern Red River County. The area was settled before 1900. A school was in operation there by 1907, when it had an enrollment of thirty-four. In the mid-1930s Dilworth had a church, a school, and a number of houses. Its school was closed around the time of World War II. In the early 1990s Dilworth reported a population of twenty-two and had a church, a cemetery, and a few scattered dwellings. In 2000 the community still reported a population of twenty-two.

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Christopher Long | © TSHA

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Dilworth is classified as a Town


Latitude: 33.70260860
Longitude: -94.98022160

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25 2009 Local Officials