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EDNA HILL, TX

EDNA HILL, TEXAS. Edna Hill is on Farm Road 1702 nine miles south of Dublin in the southwestern corner of Erath County. The area was settled in the 1850s. By 1900 Edna Hill School was in operation there, and a cotton gin was located in the community soon thereafter. The school had three teachers and eighty-five pupils in 1935. In 1940 Edna Hill had a school, two churches, and scattered dwellings. The school was consolidated with the Dublin schools in the 1940s. The population of the community was estimated at thirty-two in 1966, and in 1979 Edna Hill had a church and scattered dwellings. The population was still estimated at thirty-two in 2000.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Henry Herbert Miller, A Proposed Consolidation Plan for the Schools of Erath County, Texas (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1938).

Mark Odintz

Citation

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Mark Odintz, "EDNA HILL, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hre49), accessed November 23, 2014. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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