FARR, TEXAS. Farr was near Hog Creek six miles northeast of Crawford in northwestern McLennan County. A post office operated there from 1892 to 1902, when mail was sent to Crawford. Sarah J. Walker was Farr's first postmaster. In 1896 the community had a general store operated by F. S. Ewing. Farr became the focus of a common school district in 1901 but was consolidated with the Walnut Grove district in 1905. The settlement was not shown on county highway maps in the 1940s.
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