Gossett

Gossett was on the Texas Midland Railroad and the Hunt county line near State Highway 34 in northern Kaufman County. It was established in 1892, when J. W. Whitworth started the first business. That same year a post office was opened there. By 1899 the community apparently supported two teachers, a literary society, and a photographer's studio. The community's post office was closed in 1903, and its mail was routed to Quinlan. Gossett was still shown on a 1918 railroad map.

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

No

Place type

Gossett is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [1]
  • (Hogg)
  • (Whitworth)

Locations

  • Latitude
    32.83981100
    Longitude
    -96.16804800

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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