CENTER, TX (LIMESTONE COUNTY)
CENTER, TEXAS (Limestone County). Center is at the intersection of State Highway 164 and Farm Road 1953, seven miles west of Groesbeck in eastern Limestone County. In the 1940s it had a church, two businesses, and twenty-five residents. By the late 1960s its population had increased to seventy-six. Construction of Lake Limestone in the mid-1970s may have provided a small boost to the local economy. By the late 1980s, however, only a store remained at Center, though in 1990 and again in 2000 the community's population was still reported as seventy-six.
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