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Ding Dong, Texas: Where'd the name come from?


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The town of Ding Dong was founded in the 1930s by a couple of settlers named Bert and Zulis Bell. The Bells ran a country store between Killeen and Florence. They hired a painter named C.C. Hoover to paint a sign for their store. Up the way a bit, in Florence, was a man by the name of Fred Foster. Fred had a bit of a sense of humor and when he.


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Fort Worth, TexasDecember 20, 2019Today I drove from just south of Austin to Fort Worth. Google Maps showed that there was a town named "Ding Dong" on my route, and I was excited to check it out.Buddy stands by a highway pole that I believe once held the Ding Dong sign. Can you imagine how disappointed I was? Google Maps told me I had arrived, but there was nothing there! No town, no sign, no.


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Ding Dong is on the Lampasas River eight miles south of Killeen in southwestern Bell County. In 1979 it had a church and several scattered dwellings, and in 1990 and 2000 it had a population of twenty-two. Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by Texas State Historical Association (TSHA).


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There's more where that came from — plan a road trip to Jot 'Em Down, Woman Hollering Creek and DISH. A little history on Ding Dong: It was founded in the 1930s by settlers Bert and Zulis Bell.


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Police near Houston said they've gotten several reports from residents who said a group of teens banged and kicked on their doors in the middle of the night. Author:wfaa.com. Published:6:23 AM CST.


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Ding Dong: Basic Facts & Information. Ding Dong is a populated place LOCATED WITHIN the City of Killeen. In turn, the City of Killeen is located within Bell County. Ding Dong is located at latitude 30.974 and longitude -97.778. Since Ding Dong is located within the City of Killeen, all of the census and demographic data for residents of Ding.


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Ding Dong is in Bell County in Central Texas. In the early 1930s, Zulis Bell and Bert Bell bought and ran a country store starting in the 1930s. A creative painter made a sign featuring two bells.


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DING DONG, Texas — The Ding Dong Volunteer Fire Department is gearing up for its annual community BBQ fundraiser, on April 27. The event will be from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the fire station.


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Ding Dong, Texas: It's a Place! Someone lives in Florence, TX…I didn't know of Florence, TX…I looked at Florence, TX on the map…long story short there's a town called Ding Dong and it lives an hour north of Austin. Almost to Killeen. Between I-35 and U.S. 183 (that's a big gap). I feel a little guilty giggling about the name of a.


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DING DONG, TEXAS. Bell County, North Central Texas. 30° 58' 48.26" N, 97° 46' 15.94" W (30.980072, -97.771094) By the Lampasas River. FM 195. W of Belton the county seat. 8 miles S of Killeen via FM 195. 20 miles W of Salado via FM 2484. 58 miles N of Austin.


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Ding Dong, TX. By: Mark Odintz. Type: General Entry. Published: December 1, 1994. Ding Dong, TX. Ding Dong is on the Lampasas River eight miles south of Killeen in southwestern Bell County. In 1979 it had a church and several scattered dwellings, and in 1990 and 2000 it had a population of twenty-two.


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Ding Dong is an unincorporated community in Central Texas. It is situated on the Lampasas River, eight miles south of Killeen in southwestern Bell County. In the early 1930s a man named Zulius Bell and his nephew Bert Bell operated a country store along the Lampasas River in central Texas. They hired the artist C.C. Hoover to make a sign for it.


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Well, the fact of the matter is there is a town in Texas named Ding Dong and it's located about 10 miles south of Fort Hood. YouTube. But it's not big at all, Ding Dong is a small ranching community with local folks including the Ding Dong Mayor who just a few years ago claims there are no signs that show that you are entering the town.