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    NEW KENTUCKY, TEXAS

    Texas Ghost Town
    Harris County, Texas Gulf Coast
    FM 2920
    N of Houston
    About 8 Miles West of Tomball
    At the site of New Kentucky Park
    Population: 0

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    Site of New Kentucky

    Established before 1831. A thriving town until its trade was captured by the present city of Houston, established 30 miles away in 1836. Abandoned about 1840.

    1936 Centennial Marker
    Dedication of New Kentucky Texas Centennial marker, 1936 old photo
    Members of the San Jacinto Centennial Association and others at the dedication of the historical marker for the site of New Kentucky, in the Houston area near Tomball, undated [circa 1936]. Photograph courtesy of the Briscoe Center for American History, UT-Austin, Bailey (Bob) Studios Photographic Archive, e_bb_4377.

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