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DEER CREEK , TEXAS

Texas Ghost Town
Clay County, North Central Texas
FM 1883
15 Miles SW of Henrietta

Population: 0

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Deer Creek Texas scene
Deer Creek structures
Photo courtesy Mike Price, September 2009
History on a Pinhead:

Settled with the birth of the 20th Century, no one is sure exactly which year. In fact, Deer Creek was hardly noticed at all. It wasn’t until the 1930s when anyone bothered to count the residents – which numbered fewer than ten people.

The population peaked in the 1940s when it swelled to twenty-five people (estimated). It did maintain a store and two churches as well as a school. In the mid 1960s the town had declined to the point where no one counted the populace any longer. Today only the weathered boards of the undistinguishable structures indicate the presence of a community.
Deer Creek Texas - Deer Creek Cemetery
Deer Creek Cemetery
Photo courtesy Mike Price, September 2009
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A Visit to Deer Creek

Photographer's Note:
Kept running across road signs pointing to Deer Creek, so I checked out the map and took a detour. All I found along several miles of road was a few houses/ranches, the remains of several old buildings, and the cemetery. The picture shows about half of the graves in it. - Mike Price, September 2009
Deer Creek Texas windmill and ruins
Windmill and ruins
Photo courtesy Mike Price, September 2009
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