Godley, TX - Population 879
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 32° 31.385 W 097° 36.353
14S E 630933 N 3599274
Quick Description: Godley, TX, population 879 as of this posting. This sign is located on the west side of TX 171, at the northern city limit, as you leave Cresson. Notably, the sign is closer to the center of Cresson than to the center of Godley.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 5/8/2014 10:22:55 AM
Waymark Code: WMKNV4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever
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Long Description:
The Handbook of Texas has this to say about Godley:

Godley is on State Highway 171, Farm roads 2331 and 917, and the tracks of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad nine miles northwest of Cleburne in northwestern Johnson County. It was established in 1886 and named for R. B. Godley, a Cleburne lumber merchant who donated an eight-acre tract for a townsite and twenty acres of land as a right-of-way to the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway. A station was constructed in 1886. By 1888, when the post office opened, Godley had a gristmill, three cotton gins, and two dairy-processing plants. Four years later it had two general stores. By the mid-1920s the population was 613. In 1930 it was 378, and twenty-two rated businesses operated locally. In the 1940s the town had a population of 317 and twenty businesses. By 1956 it had a population of 424 and sixteen businesses, and by 1990 it had 569 people and twelve businesses. In 2000 the population was 879.
Address: Northern city limit, TX 171

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