BISHOP HOLLOW, TX
BISHOP HOLLOW, TEXAS. Bishop Hollow was a frontier settlement on the Frio River seven miles southwest of the site of present Pearsall in central Frio County. A post office was established in the community in 1878 and called Ireland; it was discontinued in 1881 and moved to the newly established railroad town of Pearsall. According to county sources the site was subsequently known as Bishop Hollow. In 1900 a local school by the name of Bishop had twenty-four students taught by one teacher. Bishop Hollow does not appear on twentieth-century maps.
Mrs. W. A. Roberts, "Frio County Has a Colorful History," Frontier Times, June 1936.