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Re: who/why Nixon, Texas named for?
Posted by: JMatt Date: February 21, 2000 at 18:49:07
In Reply to: who/why Nixon, Texas named for? by Valerie (Johnson) Freeman of 399

Valerie

According to the Texas Handbook Online

www.tsha.utexas.edu

Nixon was named for John T Nixon on whose land the town was formed by the confluence of 3 railways.

The above link is an excellent site for Texas history. Just go to their search vehicle and type in a word and there you go.


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