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THE TREE-IN-THE-STREET SORORITY

by John Troesser


Texas towns that have diverted streets around established trees.

An unofficial and informal list that we would be happy to add to.
A tree in the street
The trees have the right of way in Goliad
TE photo
Town Number of Trees in the Street
Baytown 1
Bigfoot 1
Castroville few
Columbus many
Comanche 1
Cuero multiple
Fayetteville 1
Flatonia few
Goliad multiple
LaGrange many
Llano 1
Refugio few
Uvalde multiple
Wimberley 1
© John Troesser

Readers who know of additional towns that may have been overlooked and not included in this list, please notify us.

Readers' Comments
I don't live there, but I grew up in near-by Buda. Wimberley, Texas has a large oak in the middle of the street if you drive in on the road from Kyle, Texas. - Keith Crowder, July 13, 2004
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