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CLEAR SPRINGS, TEXAS


Guadalupe County, Central Texas S

2940'34"N 9803'35"W (29.6760591, -98.0597292)

Intersection of St Hwy 46 and FM 578
9 Miles NW of Seguin the county seat
30 miles E of Downtown San Antonio
50 miles S of Austin
Population: 200 (2000) 60 (1990)

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Clear Springs Texas - windmill
Windmill
Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, 2008
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History in a Pecan Shell

Settled by German immigrants in the mid 1840s, it had been known as Bernhardsville and had a post office under that name in 1874. It changed to Clear Springs the following year (and closed in 1906).

The 1890s showed a population of around 100 and the community had a store and cotton gin. Little history is known through the 20s and 30s, but its safe to assume that the same rural population decline affected the town as it did across Texas. The school consolidated with those in New Braunfels and although the 1990 census showed just 60 residents, the 2000 census reported 200.

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Clear Springs TX - Auction house
Auction House
Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, 2008


Clear Springs TX - Grain Elevators
Grain Elevators
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Clear Springs TX - Neon Sign
Clear Springs Neon
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Clear Springs TX - Sign
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Clear Springs TX - Barn
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Clear Springs TX - Fence Detail - Horse shoe
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Clear Springs TX - Fence Detail
Fence detail
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Clear SpringsT X - Barb wire Detail
Barb wire
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Clear Springs TX - Open Window
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Clear Springs TX- Rust Car Detail
Rust
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Clear Springs, Texas Nearby Towns:
Seguin the county seat
New Braunfels
Luling
San Antonio
Austin
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