- Type of Place
- Independent City or Town
- Metro Area
- Politics c. 1860?
- Unions, Organized Labor?
Sundown Town Status
- Confirmed Sundown Town?
- Was there an ordinance?
- Don't Know
- Yes, Strong Oral Tradition
- Year of Greatest Interest
- Still Sundown?
- Don’t Know
Method of Exclusion
Main Ethnic Group(s)
Blacks were driven out of Whitesboro circa 1913.
The town reportedly had a sign for some years.
“My niece moved there with her family about 7 years
ago. When her husband was exploring the area for a
possible location to buy property and move their
children out of the urban area of Dallas, he told me
that a highway patrol officer he met at a truck stop
recommended Whitesboro as a safe town to raise
young children away from the problems of integrated
neighborhoods. He said Whitesboro was
predominately Caucasian and the citizens were
working to keep it that way. The highway patrol officer
was quoted as saying: ‘They don’t call it Whitesboro
-posted to the web, 2004