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Vista, in southwestern Hamilton County, was named for Mollie Vista Mason, wife of W. T. Mason, who had a store and gin in the settlement in 1882. A post office existed from 1904 to 1909. The town had one store, a church, and a population of thirty in 1940. In the late 1980s the community was on current maps, but no population figures were available.

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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

Vista is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Vista is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Bristow)
  • (Mount)


Latitude: 31.52488150
Longitude: -98.21225730

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated