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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).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Brian Hart, "Dewey, TX," accessed April 23, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrd23.
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