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Watson was twenty-one miles northeast of Clarksville in northeastern Red River County. A post office was established there in 1884 with S. E. Watson as postmaster. In 1890 the community had a population of twenty-five and two years later a population of 100. The post office was discontinued in 1907, and by 1936 the community was no longer in existence.

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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.

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Watson is part of or belongs to the following places:

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Place type

Watson is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Pecan Point 1)
  • (Schraeder)


Latitude: 33.72816490
Longitude: -94.76021240

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated