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DONELTON, TEXAS. Donelton, on Farm Road 1567 fifteen miles southeast of Greenville in extreme southeastern Hunt County, was probably established within ten years after the end of the Civil War, as a post office opened there in 1871. By 1885 the community had a gristmill and a cotton gin. Five years later it had a population of seventy-five, a school, and a church. The community reported no population or business statistics after 1900. Around 1970 a church still stood at Donelton.

Brian Hart

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