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Wilson was a rural community near the site of present Princeton in east central Collin County. It was named for George A. and T. B. Wilson, who were landowners in the area. Settlement occurred sometime in the late 1880s. Wilson most likely served as a church and school community until the early twentieth century. No population statistics were available for the town.

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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

Wilson is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Wilson is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • ['s Switch]
  • (Princeton)


Latitude: 33.28233660
Longitude: -96.62693580

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated