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Basic Information
Type of PlaceIndependent City or Town
Metro Area?Independent City or Town
Politics c. 1860?
Unions, Organized Labor?

Sundown Town Status
Confirmed Sundown Town?Possible
Year of Greatest Interest
Was there an ordinance?
Sign?
Still Sundown?

Census Information
TotalWhiteBlackAsianNativeHispanicOtherBHshld
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19301,887 0
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20002,450 8

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Main Ethnic Group(s).

Group(s) Excluded
Black

Comments
A college student researching sundown towns found that, in the 1930s, a group of white men shot and killed a black man in the woods. He was described as a possible criminal and a "wild" man. This incident is described in a New York Times article: "%u2018Wild Man%u2019 is Unclaimed"
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