O'Farrell

O'Farrell is on Farm Road 995 nine miles west of Atlanta in northern Cass County. It was settled in the 1870s, and a post office was established there in 1886 and remained in operation until 1905. In 1890 the community had a post office and store run by W. S. Thompson, with a Baptist church and cemetery nearby. By 1896 it included two stores, a gin, and the church. The first population estimates for the town were recorded in the 1940s, when it had two rated businesses and a population of forty. In 1983 O'Farrell had a church, a cemetery, a town hall, and a population estimated at twenty. Its population continued to be reported at twenty in 1990 and 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

O'Farrell is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [O'Ferrall]

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.12457340
    Longitude
    -94.32074810

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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O'Farrell by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
20 2009 Local Officials