Button Prairie, TX


By: Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: November 1, 1994


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).
Places:
  • Communities

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

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, “Button Prairie, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 29, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/button-prairie-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1952
November 1, 1994

Place
Button Prairie
Currently Exists
No
Place Type
Town
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Milam County