Municipal Archives

Town of Honey Springs, 1937-1947

​Collection 1991-114


Office of the City Secretary
Dallas Municipal Archives
1500 Marilla Street, 5D South
Dallas, Texas 75201
CreatorTown of Honey Springs, Texas
TitleTown of Honey Springs
Quantity1 linear foot
AbstractTypescript manuscript, manuscript, printed.
LanguageRecords are in English

Scope and Content

Typescript manuscript and printed materials documenting the government of the Town of Honey Springs, Dallas County, Texas, and its annexation to the City of Dallas.

The Town of Honey Springs, Texas, was incorporated under Texas statutes in 1937 and comprised 1,639.6 acres of land located approximately west of the junction of Interstate Highway 45 and Illinois Avenue.  It existed as an unincorporated town dating to 1886.  It remained an independent municipality of about 340 until citizens voted to dissolve its corporation in February 1946.  The town was annexed to the City of Dallas on December 18, 1946.

The bulk of the collection contains the Town of Honey Springs’s articles of incorporation, its ordinances and Board of Aldermen meeting minutes, governmental correspondence and manuscript notes, and files regarding elections, zoning, and other governmental activities.


The collection is arranged by subject.  


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Town of Honey Springs, 1937-1947 (Box <x>, Folder <y>), Dallas Municipal Archives

Related Materials

Index Terms

Annexation (Municipal government) -- Texas -- Dallas
Dallas -- Texas -- History
Dallas County (Tex.) -- History

Container List 

BoxFolderTitle, Date
11Dallas City Council call for Special Council Meeting Regarding Annexation of Honey Springs, 1946
 2Minutes of the Board of Aldermen of the Town of Honey Springs, 1937-1947
 3Corporation Court documents, 1945-1946
 4Board of Aldermen of the Town of Honey Springs correspondence and manuscript meeting minutes, 1944-1945
 5City of Honey Springs Plumbing and Electrical Ordinance, 1945
 6Water and sewer connection receipts for citizens of Honey Springs, 1945, A-L
 7Water and sewer connection receipts for citizens of Honey Springs, 1945, M-Z