Piney, TX (Austin County)


By: Laurie E. Jasinski

Type: General Entry

Published: July 8, 2005


Piney is a small rural community located on Farm Road 529 about five miles east of Bellville in eastern Austin County. The settlement was probably named for nearby Piney Creek and may have begun during the first half of the twentieth century. No population figures were available until 2000 when the census reported fifty residents.

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

Laurie E. Jasinski, “Piney, TX (Austin County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed August 07, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/piney-tx-austin-county.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

July 8, 2005

Place
Piney
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1365325
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Austin County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 29.92883710°
  • Longitude: -96.17357250°
Population Counts
People Year
60 2009