Goldsboro, TX


By: W. S. Gay

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: January 1, 1995


Goldsboro, on U.S. Highway 84 in northwestern Coleman County, developed with the construction of the Pecos Valley and Northern Texas Railway in 1910–11. It was optimistically named for gold-colored stones in the neighboring hills. By 1940 the town had two businesses and 100 residents. The population was thirty from 1980 through 2000.

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

W. S. Gay, “Goldsboro, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed July 07, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/goldsboro-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1952
January 1, 1995

Place
Goldsboro
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1378365
Town Fields
  • Has post office: Yes
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Coleman County
Associated Names

Content

Coordinates
  • Latitude: 32.06014060°
  • Longitude: -99.68119060°
Population Counts
People Year
15 2014