Hurnville

Hurnville is on Farm Road 1197 eight miles north of Henrietta in north central Clay County. It was founded about 1890 and within a few years was populated predominantly by recently arrived Russians of German descent. A post office served the community from 1891 until 1905, and the immigrant settlers established a German Baptist church in 1894. In 1936 Hurnville had a population of twenty and two businesses. The population stayed the same, but by the mid-1960s no businesses operated locally. The population in 1990 was fifteen. That figure remained unchanged 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

Hurnville is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Iowa Point)
  • (Parker)

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.95870840
    Longitude
    -98.16948730

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Pop. Year Source
10 2009 Local Officials