Hydro, in northern Eastland County, was established in 1920 on the Eastland, Wichita Falls and Gulf Railroad. The rail line was abandoned in the early 1940s, but in 1947 Hydro remained a gasoline refinery site with a population of 150. Hydro was not shown on the 1983 county highway 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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