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Vandyke, on State Highway 16 in north central Comanche County, was named for Van Dyke Frost, who donated land for a school there in the early 1870s. The community also had a church, and, from 1903 to 1905, a post office. The population of Vandyke was reported as fifteen in 1933, thirty in 1949, and twenty in 1980 through 2000.

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Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

Belongs to

Vandyke is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Vandyke is classified as a Town


Latitude: 31.97236720
Longitude: -98.56088080

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


Population Count, 2009