Howard

Howard, near Desdemona in southeastern Eastland County, was named for B. Howard, an early settler. Its site was settled before 1877. In 1880, at the height of the community's growth, it reported two stores, a church, a school, and a population of 250. After the railroad bypassed Howard, its population moved to Desdemona, and the Howard site was abandoned. Howard was named on the 1983 county highway map, which showed a cemetery 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

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Place type

Howard is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    32.29957990
    Longitude
    -98.53060760

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