Gastonia

Gastonia is on U.S. Highway 175 between Kaufman and Crandall in west central Kaufman County. Settlement began in the late 1800s near the tracks of the Southern Pacific Railroad. Gastonia was a church and school community and shipping point for area farmers. The population, never reported as more than fifty, was estimated at thirty from the late 1970s to 2000. Gastonia was probably named for an early settler, Bill Gaston.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Gastonia is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    32.61180080
    Longitude
    -96.40248410

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Gastonia by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
100 2009 Local Officials