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Penelope, Texas

Penelope Grocery photo from wikipediaPenelope. Founded by International and Great Northern Railroad in 1902. Named for child of official. Settled by Anglos and Czechs from Zee Vee, older town (1/2 mile south) founded in 1893. New town prospered; incorporated, 1913. Good well water was found in 1959. Town improvement program began, 1968. Historical Marker Text, 1970. Located at FM 2114 and FM 308, Penelope.

The population of Penelope was 211 in 2000.

History

Penelope Texas History from the Handbook of Texas Online

Penelope Texas at TexasEscapes

Resources

penelopetexas.com

Penelope Grocery Photo, above right, from wikipedia commons.

 

Location

Penelope, TX 31° 51' 36.576" N, 96° 55' 35.9904" W