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LAMBERT, TX

LAMBERT, TEXAS. Lambert was a farming community near the tracks of the Texas and Pacific Railway eight miles west of Weatherford in Parker County. Settlement began in the mid-1870s. Originally the area was called Fox after a common school begun by the settlers. In 1880 the town was renamed Lambert after the man who contracted to build one mile of track near the community. In 1885 a post office branch was opened there. By the mid-1890s Lambert served as a church and school community for area farmers. In 1909 the post office was discontinued. The estimated population of Lambert was fifteen in the 1940s; after that time no population statistics were available.

David Minor

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

David Minor, "LAMBERT, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvl19), accessed October 23, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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