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DEWEY, TX

DEWEY, TEXAS. Dewey, on Farm Road 1749 twelve miles southeast of Montague in southeastern Montague County, was established in 1898 and named for Spanish-American war hero Adm. George Dewey. During the 1930s and 1940s the community reported a population of twenty-five and one business. In the 1990s Dewey served as a community center for area farmers and ranchers.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 
John Clements, Flying the Colors: Texas, a Comprehensive Look at Texas Today, County by County (Dallas: Clements Research, 1984).
Brian Hart

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Handbook of Texas Online, Brian Hart, "Dewey, TX," accessed June 29, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrd23.

Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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