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Garvinsville was ten miles south of Clarksville in south central Red River County. In 1881 it consisted of a half dozen houses, a Grange hall, and two stores, one owned by W. T. Blisard and the other, a cooperative, owned by the Grange and managed by S. T. Arnold. Garvinsville is named on the 1905 General Land Office map of the county, but it was not shown on the 1936 county highway map.

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Place type

Garvinsville is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Cuthand)


Latitude: 33.46761080
Longitude: -95.05549740

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated