BORDENTOWN, TEXAS. Bordentown was a proposed township on the Brazos River about a mile below Thompson's Ferry in Fort Bend County. Sometime after 1837 Paschal Pavolo Borden surveyed the area for the projected settlement. He secured a license to operate a ferry across the Brazos, which he did for several years, but there is no evidence that a community ever materialized.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Stephen L. Hardin, "BORDENTOWN, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvb83), accessed January 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.