1840s – The first settlers move to the area.
Late 1860s or early ’70s – W.J. Bilderback opens a general store.
1884 – Fred Finke, a German immigrant, arrives in Grayson County.
1897 – The settlement becomes known as Fink after a short-lived post office is established.
1936 – The population is estimated at 15.
Mid-1940s to mid-1970s – The population is estimated at 25 (last figures available).
1979 – The Texas Legislature declares every fourth Friday in June as Fink Day.
1984 – Fink is shown on the county highway map.
2010 – Surrounded by Pottsboro, Fink’s commercial center consists mostly of a motel, cafe, convenience store – all closed – and a liquor store. SOURCES: The Handbook of Texas Online; Texas Historical Commission
2019 – Fink is Re-imagined. Purchased by developer and business owner Paul Anslemo, Fink is now open.