Funston is at the intersection of U.S. Highway 180 and Farm Road 1226, six miles east of Anson in central Jones County. The site was settled by T. J. Scott, a buffalo hunter who had lived at Fort Phantom Hill. Scott was a member of the first commissioners' court of Jones County in 1881. Four businesses and 100 residents were reported in Funston in 1940. In 1978 the community had a store and a church. The population was seventy-six in 1980 and 1990, but dropped to twenty-six by 2000.

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Funston is classified as a Town

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Latitude: 32.75150510
Longitude: -99.80009260

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


Population Count, 2014