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BUCKSNORT, TEXAS

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Falls County, Central Texas North

On FM 712
8 Miles W of Marlin the county seat
Population: 0
Bucksnort Tx Historical Marker
Bucksnort Historical Marker
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, June 2010
Historical Marker

Site of Bucksnort

This area was first settled in 1837 by members of the Marlin and Menefee families. The settlement grew steadily, and for a time was known as Jarett Menefee's Supply Station. By the 1840s the village boasted a school, general store, blacksmith shop, racetrack, stable, saloon, stagecoach stop, and post office. According to local legend, the name Bucksnort was coined by an inebriated patron of the saloon. By the 1850s, as settlers moved into other areas in the county, Bucksnort was no longer a viable community.
1989
Falls county TX 1907 postal map
1907 Falls County postal map showing Marlin
From Texas state map #2090

Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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Bucksnort, Texas Nearby Towns:
Marlin the county seat
Waco | Cameron | College Station | Bryan | Temple
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