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Est. 1897 – Re-Est. 2019

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.