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SIPE SPRINGS, TX (MILAM COUNTY)

SIPE SPRINGS, TEXAS (Milam County). Sipe Springs was a rural school community six miles southeast of Rockdale in southeastern Milam County. It was named for some nearby natural springs. In 1903 Sipe Springs had a two-teacher school with sixty-three students. The school was consolidated with the Milano Independent School District in 1931, and by 1941 there was no evidence of the community on county highway maps.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Lelia M. Batte, History of Milam County, Texas (San Antonio: Naylor, 1956). Milam County Heritage Preservation Society, Matchless Milam: History of Milam County (Dallas: Taylor, 1984).

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl

Citation

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, "SIPE SPRINGS, TX (MILAM COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvs93), accessed December 26, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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