Bute, TX

By: Christopher Long

Type: General Entry

Published: November 1, 1994

Bute was eight miles south of Athens in southern Henderson County. A post office operated there from 1892 to 1901. In 1896 the reported population was ten. By the mid-1930s the settlement no longer appeared on maps, and in the early 1990s only a few houses remained in the area.

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

Christopher Long, “Bute, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 20, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/bute-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994

Currently Exists
Place Type
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Henderson County
Associated Names



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Adoption Status: ⭐
This place has been adopted and will not be available until July 27, 2022
Adopted by:
Joel Dixon
Dedication Message:
In honor of S. E. Bell