THOMPSONVILLE, TX (JIM HOGG COUNTY)
THOMPSONVILLE, TEXAS (Jim Hogg County). Thompsonville is a ranch community at the junction of Farm roads 649 and 3073, seventeen miles southwest of Hebbronville in northwestern Jim Hogg County. The community was settled around World War I and was probably named for Oscar Thompson, the first sheriff of Jim Hogg County. A post office was established in 1925 but discontinued before 1936. Several dwellings, farm units, tanks, and a school were at the site in 1948. In 1984 Thompsonville was a dispersed rural community.
Hebbronville Chamber of Commerce, Fiftieth Anniversary, Jim Hogg County (Hebbronville, Texas, 1963). Jim Hogg County Enterprise, March 9, 1939.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Alicia A. Garza, "THOMPSONVILLE, TX (JIM HOGG COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrt18), accessed December 01, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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