PETTIBONE, TEXAS. Pettibone is on U.S. Highway 190 five miles west of Cameron in west central Milam County. It was a flag stop after the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe Railway built through the area in 1881. The community is said to have been named for a railroad official. It had a population of twenty in 1933 and twenty-five in 1990. The population remained unchanged in 2000.
Lelia M. Batte, History of Milam County, Texas (San Antonio: Naylor, 1956).
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, "PETTIBONE, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrp30), accessed May 23, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.