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TRIMMER, TEXAS. Trimmer (Trimmier) is near the head of Little Trimmer Creek six miles south of Killeen in southwestern Bell County. In 1900 the community had a one-teacher school with twenty students, but it was soon consolidated with a larger operation. In the 1960s, after the construction of Stillhouse Hollow Lake nearby, the community began to grow. The population was reported at twenty in 1968, sixty-five in the 1970s, and at ninety in 1990.

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl

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Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, "TRIMMER, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed December 02, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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