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Goldsboro, on U.S. Highway 84 in northwestern Coleman County, developed with the construction of the Pecos Valley and Northern Texas Railway in 1910–11. It was optimistically named for gold-colored stones in the neighboring hills. By 1940 the town had two businesses and 100 residents. The population was thirty from 1980 through 2000.

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

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Goldsboro is part of or belongs to the following places:

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Place type

Goldsboro is classified as a Town

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Latitude: 32.06014060
Longitude: -99.68119060

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


Population Count, 2014