Whiteway

Whiteway (formerly Whitesboro), in southeast Hamilton County, was established to serve the needs of motorists between Jonesboro and Hamilton. The settlement had a school, a church, a cemetery, and scattered farm units in 1936. At one time its population was fourteen; in 1966 four inhabitants were reported. Whiteway was named for Steve White, a local resident, whose sons established and operated the filling station, garage, body shop, and grocery. Whiteway appeared on local maps during the late 1980s, but no population figures were available. By 2000 the population was listed as ten.

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

Whiteway is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [Whitesboro]

Locations

  • Latitude
    31.64293460
    Longitude
    -97.97169670

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Whiteway by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
8 2009 Local Officials