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DENNIS, TEXAS


Parker County, Central Texas North

32 37' 7" N, 97 55' 36" W (32.618611, -97.926667)

FM 1543, FM 1189
15 Miles SW of Weatherford the county seat
32 Miles SW Fort Worth
25 miles NW of Granbury
27 miles SE of Mineral Wells
Population: 90 (2000)

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Brazos River, Dennis Texas
Brazos River running south east from Dennis
Photo courtesy Mike Price, July 2009
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History in a Pecan Shell

After a much-needed bridge was built here across the Brazos River in 1892, Judge N. M. Dennis saw the need (or opportunity) for a community here.

A post office was granted in 1895 but the town never developed beyond more than a "church and school community. In the 1950s and 1960s the population briefly surpassed 100 and now sits just below that figure.

Dennis, Texas Landmarks:


Dennis Texas sign
Entering Dennis
Photo courtesy Mike Price, July 2009


Dennis Texas - old log house
Old log structure
Photo courtesy Mike Price, July 2009


Dennis Texas First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church
Photo courtesy Mike Price, July 2009
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Post Office Dennis Texas 76439
U.S. Post Office, Dennis Texas 76439
Photo courtesy Mike Price, July 2009
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Dennis Texas Scene
Photo courtesy Mike Price, July 2009

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Dennis, Texas Area Towns:
Weatherford the county seat
Fort Worth
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