Truce, TX


By: David Minor

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: July 1, 1995


Truce, a farming community on State Highway 59 fifteen miles northeast of Jacksboro in northeastern Jack County, was named after a local early settler. It has served as a community center for area farmers, and for most of its history has had an estimated population of twenty-five. The Truce post office opened in 1893 and was closed by 1905.

Thomas F. Horton, History of Jack County (Jacksboro, Texas: Gazette Print, 193-?).
Places:
  • Communities

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

David Minor, “Truce, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 17, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/truce-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1952
July 1, 1995

Place
Truce
Currently Exists
No
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1380678
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Jack County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 33.41316510°
  • Longitude: -98.03087370°