Hanson

Hanson is on the Southern Pacific line and U.S. Highway 84, three miles west of Joaquin in northeastern Shelby County. It was founded about 1905 and named for a local family. At one time it was a switch station on the railroad. In 1946 Hanson had a store and a few residences. Although the name was not labeled, the 1988 county highway map showed two businesses at the site.

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

Hanson is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [-Mill]
  • (Sarat)

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No

Is Incorporated

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