NORTHWOOD, TEXAS. Northwood, nine miles east of Anderson in extreme eastern Grimes County, was founded in 1907 as a station on the newly constructed line of the Trinity and Brazos Valley Railway. In 1910 the community reported a population of 100, and a post office operated there from 1913 to 1915. By 1941 the population had fallen to an estimated twenty, and Northwood had one business. In 1948, the last year for which estimates are available, the town had a population of twenty, a church, a rural school, and a store.
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