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LUXELLO, TEXAS

Texas Ghost Town
Bexar County, South Texas

18 Miles NE of Downtown San Antonio
Population: 0

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Luxello Texas -  Luxello Hall
Luxello Hall
Photo courtesy Sarah Reveley, February 2007
On Cibolo Creek, near Selma, No Directions Available – not on maps

History in a Pecan Shell

The Handbook of Texas allows that the town was “probably” settled around 1900. It was first named Landa, but the name was changed to honor Charles Lux, the town’s first postmaster. The post office opened in 1915 but closed its doors soon after. That year the population was reported as 35 residents. As hard as it is to believe – the town declined from that number – although it managed to hold on through the Great Depression. The population was given as 30 for both the 1930 and 1940 censuses but after WWII the town was bullied into oblivion by the rapidly growing towns of Universal City and Selma.

Luxello Texas Today

Luxello Texas -  Luxello Hall
Luxello Hall
Photo courtesy Sarah Reveley, February 2007
Luxello Texas - Bridge over Cibolo Creek
Photos courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008
Luxello Texas - Bridge over Cibolo Creek
Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008
Luxello Texas - Bridge over Cibolo Creek
Photos courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008
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Luxello Texas - Bird
Photos courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008
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Luxello Texas - Gas station ruins
Gas station ruins
Photos courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008
Luxello Texas - Gas station ruins
Gas station ruins
Photo courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008
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Luxello Texas
Photos courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008
Luxello Texas - Gas station ruins
Photos courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008
Luxello Texas - 1928
Photos courtesy Stephen Michaels, February 2008
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Luxello Texas - Farm house
Photo courtesy Sarah Reveley, February 2007
Luxello Texas farm house
Photo courtesy Sarah Reveley, March 2008
Luxello Texas - Painted  Texas flag
Photo courtesy Sarah Reveley, March 2008
Luxello, TX, Bexar Co post office info
Luxello, TX, Bexar Co, 1916 Postmark
Postcard canceled with Luxello, TX 1916 postmark
Courtesy The John J. Germann Collection
Bexar County Texas 1940s map
1940s Bexar County map showing Luxella
near Comal and Guadalupe County lines

Courtesy Texas General Land Office

Take a road trip

Luxello, Texas Nearby Cities & Towns:
San Antonio the county seat
New Braunfels
Gruene
Selma
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