Dodd City, Fannin County, Texas

 

This town is situated on the railroad; about six miles east of Bonham, near the center of precinct number eight. The country surrounding it is densely populated, and the inhabitants are "well fixed." Dodd City takes its name from Major Dodd, an old and respected citizen who has lived there for many years. Like Savoy, and Bells, of Grayson County, Dodd City has built up mainly since the road was built, on which it is situated. It now has 400 inhabitants, is regularly incorporated, and amply supplied with educational and other facilities. The town is only a few years old, but having the advantages of a dense population, and fine lands surrounding it, it has built up a fair trade. The average annual shipment of cotton, is about 4000 bales, with about 200 car loads of grain. The shipment of other produce, fruit, vegetables, poultry and dairy pro-ducts, will reach $5000, a year.. The Spectator is published here, under the control of I. T. Stevens. The Masons, Odd Fellows, Knights of Honor and Good Templars, all have lodges at Dodd City, and are in thorough working order. Dodd City High School, pre-sided over by Rev. Doctor Wilson, is one of the permanent institutions of the county.

Dodd City is amply provided with church facilities and public conveniences in the way of hotels, livery stables etc. It has been regularly incorporated, and now has its own government. There is no local bank, but a Loan and Exchange Association, which serves the purpose of a bank, well enough at present.

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