Morton Valley

Morton Valley, on Farm Road 3363 near State Highway 112 north of Interstate Highway 20 in northern Eastland County, was settled in the 1880s and increased in size during the oil boom of 1917–25. In 1921 the Morton Valley school was established as a consolidated education center for three surrounding districts. In 1940 the population of Morton Valley was forty, and in 1980 through 2000 it was forty-six.

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

Morton Valley is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    32.47124010
    Longitude
    -98.81672990

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No

Is Incorporated

No

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Morton Valley by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
46 2009 Local Officials