Stockton

Stockton was a rural community established sometime before the Civil War. It was originally in Johnson County, though it became part of Hood County when the latter was formed from part of Johnson County in 1866. Stockton won some regional notoriety as the home of the Stockton Cavalry, a unit led by Capt. John Formwalt that served as a home guard during the war. Though according some sources there was a post office at the site in 1863, Stockton was never an organized settlement. It ceased to exist after Granbury was selected as the county seat in 1866. The former site of Stockton in now under Lake Granbury.

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

No

Place type

Stockton is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    32.48405900
    Longitude
    -97.76285200

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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