BUTTON PRAIRIE, TX
BUTTON PRAIRIE, TEXAS. Button Prairie, seven miles southeast of Milano in eastern Milam County, was supposedly named for the buttonlike acorns produced by oak trees in the region. A church and a few scattered houses appeared on county highway maps of the area in 1941. There was no evidence of the community in 1988.
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, "BUTTON PRAIRIE, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvbax), accessed May 22, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.