Rek Hill, TX


By: Mark Odintz

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: June 1, 1995


Rek (Reks) Hill is on State Highway 159 fourteen miles east of La Grange and four miles northeast of Fayetteville in eastern Fayette County. The community, named for the Reks family who settled in the area, had a church, a school, two businesses, and scattered dwellings in 1940. The school had consolidated with Fayetteville by the 1950s. In 1981 Rek Hill comprised three businesses, a church, and a cemetery. The population was forty-eight in 2000.

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

Mark Odintz, “Rek Hill, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 19, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/rek-hill-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1952
June 1, 1995

Place
Rek Hill
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1380432
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Fayette County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 29.93244730°
  • Longitude: -96.64025200°
Population Counts
People Year
168 2009