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LONE GROVE, TX

LONE GROVE, TEXAS. Lone Grove is on Farm Road 2241 nine miles northeast of Llano in northeastern Llano County. Now on the east bank of the Little Llano River, it was originally located on the west in a small grove of pecan trees, for which it was named. Lone Grove was established as a post office in 1876 with John R. Coggin as postmaster. The town was on the stage route between Llano and Burnet. It supported several businesses and a school in the late nineteenth century. From 1941 to 2000 Lone Grove had an estimated population of fifty.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Tillie Badu Moss Fry, A History of Llano County (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1943). Wilburn Oatman, Llano, Gem of the Hill Country: A History of Llano County (Hereford, Texas: Pioneer, 1970).

James B. Heckert-Greene

Citation

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

James B. Heckert-Greene, "LONE GROVE, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hnl42), accessed September 18, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.