MOUNT OLIVE, TX (LAVACA COUNTY)
MOUNT OLIVE, TEXAS (Lavaca County). Mount Olive is six miles from Shiner in Lavaca County. It was settled about 1838 by the Culpepper family. A Baptist church built in 1848 was also used as a school. J. E. Hranitzky established the first store. There were no population figures available in 2000.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article."MOUNT OLIVE, TX (LAVACA COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrm55), accessed May 20, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.