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NASH, TEXAS

Texas Ghost Town
Ellis County, Central Texas North

FM 55
6 miles S of Waxahachie
Population: 25 est. (1988 through 2000)

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History on a Pinhead

In the early 1880s Benjamin Reid opened a general store and the community that grew around it was named for local lawyer named N. J. Nash.

The town had a post office for the years 1883 through 1903. The population was given as 75 in 1941 and it's high-water mark seems to have been 1968 when 125 people called Nash home.
TX - Nash public school

The old schoolhouse as the Community Center / Museum today
Photo courtesy Bob Worley, August 2005

The Old Nash Schoolhouse & Marker

Nash, Texas  - Thomas Alexander Williams marker

Marker of Thomas Alexander Williams who gave this acre "as the building site for the first Garden Valley School, erected about 1875." The town grew up around the school. Photo courtesy Bob Worley, August 2005

Nash, Texas masonic lodge

The old Masonic Lodge in Nash
Photo courtesy Bob Worley, August 2005
More Texas Lodges

Nash TX - masonic lodge sign

The lodge sign.
Photo courtesy Bob Worley, August 2005

Nash Texas Ellis County 1897 postmark
Nash Texas Ellis County 1897 postmark
Cover cancelled with Nash, TX 1897 postmark
Courtesy The John J. Germann Collection


Nash, Texas Area Towns:
Waxahachie
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