|Tomlinson Hill, Texas|
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Tomlinson Hill is a small unincorporated community in Falls County, Texas, United States.It lies approximately 7½ miles west of Marlin on State Highway 320 and approximately 1½ miles west-southwest of the junction of 320 and State Highway 7.
In law, an unincorporated area is a region of land that is not governed by a local municipal corporation; similarly an unincorporated community is a settlement that is not governed by its own local municipal corporation, but rather is administered as part of larger administrative divisions, such as a township, parish, borough, county, city, canton, state, province or country. Occasionally, municipalities dissolve or disincorporate, which may happen if they become fiscally insolvent, and services become the responsibility of a higher administration. Widespread unincorporated communities and areas are a distinguishing feature of the United States and Canada. In most other countries of the world, there are either no unincorporated areas at all, or these are very rare; typically remote, outlying, sparsely populated or uninhabited areas.
Falls County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 17,866. The county seat is Marlin. It is named for the original 10-foot-tall waterfall on the Brazos River, which existed until the river changed course during a storm in 1866. The present falls can be found two miles northeast of the original falls, at the Falls on the Brazos Park, a camping site located only a few miles out of Marlin on Farm to Market Road 712.
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It was named for James K. Tomlinson, a native of Georgia who settled in the area with his family in the 1850s. – the late Oliver Tomlinson, the father of former National Football League (NFL) player LaDainian Tomlinson.After emancipation, many of Tomlinson's former slaves took his last name. Most of the Tomlinsons have since moved from the area, but some remain, and one notable resident returned
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The school had fifty-one students in 1933.In the 1940s, there were four businesses, a school, and several houses. By the 1980s, there was only a church and one business. It was also the site of the annual meeting of the Old Settlers and Veterans Association of Falls County. The population was sixty-four in 2000.
In 2012, a documentary featuring a white descendant, Chris Tomlinson, and a black descendant, Loreane Tomlinson, was directed by Lisa Kaselak.
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