Fancher, southwest of the site of what is now Seymour in western Baylor County, served as a stop for the Wichita Valley line after the train built through the area in 1908. A school was built in 1918 on land given by Alex Fancher, for whom the community was apparently named, and remained active until 1929. The community still functioned as a railroad station in the early 1950s, although 1980 county maps gave no evidence of its former location.

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Charles G. Davis | © TSHA

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Place type

Fancher is classified as a Town


Latitude: 33.53037290
Longitude: -99.31146580

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated