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KLONDIKE, TEXAS

AKA Pleasant Grove,
Old Pleasant Grove, New Prospect, and Kate

Delta County, Central Texas North

33 19' 47" N, 95 45' 29" W (33.329722, -95.758056)

FM 1528 and FM 2890
3 Miles W of Cooper the county seat
Population: 135 (2000, 1990)

Klondike, Texas Area Hotels › Sulphur Springs Hotels

History in a Pecan Shell

Settled around 1852, this community has a long list of former names. John Hunt donated land for the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

In 1895 the Texas-Midland Railroad built through to Cooper. Later the New Prospect Baptist Church was organized and two months later changed its name to Klondike Baptist Church of Christ.

Joel Jefferson Hunt applied for a post office under the name of Klondike.

Populations:
1897 75
1904 151
1914 400
1929 350
1933 154
1940s -1950s - 150
1964 maps showed four churches, two cemeteries and fifty dwellings at the site.

Delta, Hopkins, Franklin county , Texas 1940s map
1940s Delta and Hopkins County map showing Klondike
( below "E" in "DELTA" near Delta / Hopkins County line)

Courtesy Texas General Land Office

Take a road trip

Klondike, Texas Nearby Towns:
Cooper the county seat
Suphur Springs
Dallas
See Delta County | Hopkins County

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