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FRED, TEXAS


Tyler County, East Texas

30 34' 36" N, 94 10' 35" W (30.576667, -94.176389)

Hwy 92 and FM 1943
In the Big Thicket
7 Miles S of Spurger
40 miles N of Beaumont
Area code 409
Population: 299 est. (2010, 2000) 239 (1990)

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Fred Texas
Fred, Texas
Photo courtesy Lou Ann Herda, 2003

History in a Pecan Shell

Post office was granted in 1881.

The town started out with a modest population of 30, which exploded to 75 by 1913.

Fred had a population of 349 in the late 60s but it declined to 239 in 1990. The 2000 census shows a population of 299.

Fred Texas - Fred Community Park
Fred community park
Photo courtesy Lou Ann Herda, 2003


TX 1907 postal map - Tyler, Jasper & Newton Counties
1907 postal map showing Fred
(SE Tyler County near Hardin County line)
From Texas state map #2090
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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East Texas

Fred, Texas Nearby Towns:
Woodville the county seat
Beaumont
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