Members Only Area
Bookmark and Share
sidebar menu icon


BUFFALO MOP, TEXAS. Buffalo Mop is a small rural community located on Farm Road 147 about twelve miles southwest of Groesbeck in southwestern Limestone County. Settlement began in the late 1800s, and farmers established close ties with the nearby Odds community which had a store and post office for area residents. During the first half of the twentieth century, Buffalo Mop consisted of a church and farms. Though Buffalo Mop was no longer shown on highway maps at the end of the twentieth century, the 2000 census reported twenty-one residents for the dispersed community.

Laurie E. Jasinski


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

Laurie E. Jasinski, "BUFFALO MOP, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

Texas AlmanacFor more information about towns and counties including physical features, statistics, weather, maps and much more, visit the Town Database on!