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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

While our initial data about Desdemona came from various goverment sources (GNIS, FIPS), we also found mention of Desdemona in various books, maps and other sources. When we find a mention, a fact or snippet, we add that information to our Gazetter.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Desdemona. We hope that they will be useful to you.

Desdemona is contained in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list:

The Desdemona post office opened in 1877.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Desdemona:
Services available in 1895: had a Post Office, no Railroad mentioned

SPV's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Texas
Written by: Walker, Mike
Published by Steam Powered Video (SPV), 2001
(Available from Amazon.com)

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Desdemona. See our Misc Page for Desdemona for more information.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Desdemona. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Eastland County: www.eastlandcountytexas.com/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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