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Description"Whitney is at the intersection of State Highway 22 and Farm roads 933 and 1244, two miles southeast of Lake Whitney and twelve miles southwest of Hillsboro in western Hill County... The Whitney Dam and Reservoir Project was authorized in 1944... After the dam was completed the population dropped to 1,050 by 1960. The community went into an economic recession. Although some farms remained, farming was not as important after 15,800 acres of farm land was inundated by the lake. Ranching became more important in the area."

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Last update: Mar 12, 2017 05:09:07. By DFW.org - Dallas/Fort Worth resources.