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KNOTT, TEXAS


Howard County, Texas Panhandle / West Texas

32 24' 9" N, 101 38' 28" W (32.4025, -101.641111)

FM 2230 and FM 846
One Mile E of West Knott
NW of Big Spring the county seat
ZIP code 79748
Population: 685 est. (2000)

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Knott TX - Former Post Office
Former Post Office
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2015
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History in a Pecan Shell

Farmer Calvin Stevenson Knott is the namesake of both East and West Knott. The two towns had a population of 200 in 1928 and by 1931 there was a post office in Knott.

Once famed for its watermelons, the population of Knott was 350 in 1947. It peaked at 685 in the 1960s - and the same number has been used ever since.

Knott Tx - Baptist Church
Knott Baptist Church
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2015
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Knott TX - Closed Gin
Closed Gin
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, July 2015
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Knott TX - Closed building
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Knott, TX founder Calvin Stevenson Knott
Knott, TX founder Calvin Stevenson Knott 's wife Amy Julia
L - Knott,Texas founder Calvin Stevenson Knott
R - Calvin Stevenson Knotts wife, Amy Julia
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"Calvin Stevenson Knott was my great-great grandfather. My grandfather, Hamilton Howard Knott wrote a memoir of his grandfather, I've sent along 2 attachments. There are 2 pictures of Calvin. One is with his beloved wife, Amy Julia... It is my grandfather writing about his grandfather. - Suzanne Knott Carnaroli, February 18, 2019



Poem by David Knape:

KNOTT, TEXAS

Just a place
that time forgot,
it was neglected
now it's Knott

It was dry
and it was hot,
could it be
if it was knott?

On the map
it's just a spot
is it funny?
No it's Knott!


~d. Knape

TX Howard  County 1920s map
Howard County 1920s map showing Knott near Martin County line
From Texas state map #10749
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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Knott, Texas Nearby Towns:
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