Gould

Gould is at the junction of Farm roads 2064 and 2750, eighteen miles north of Rusk in northern Cherokee County. The settlement was evidently founded in the mid-1870s as a stop on the newly built International-Great Northern railroad. A post office operated there from 1905 to 1918, and by 1914 the community had a sawmill, a general store, and a population of eighty. The store operated until the 1930s but was closed by World War II. In the early 1990s Gould was a dispersed community. The population was listed as twenty in 2000.

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

Gould is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    32.05571900
    Longitude
    -95.15077880

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Gould by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
20 2009 Local Officials