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BABY HEAD, TX

BABY HEAD, TEXAS. Baby Head is on State Highway 16 near Babyhead Mountain, ten miles north of Llano in north central Llano County. A post office was established there in 1879 with Shelby Walling as postmaster; the post office was closed in 1918. Baby Head was at one time the site of an election and justice court precinct and supported several small businesses and a school. By 1968 it was a rural community of twenty people marked only by a cemetery. In 1990 the population was still twenty.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

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, "BABY HEAD, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/htb01), accessed September 16, 2014. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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