HACKBERRY, TX (COTTLE COUNTY)
HACKBERRY, TEXAS (Cottle County). Hackberry, in southeastern Cottle County, was named for a grove of hackberry trees that attracted settlers to a bend of the Little Wichita River. W. Q. Richards sold land in 1918 to Will Moss and W. L. Liedtke to start the community. Richards contributed to the support of a school established in 1914 and rebuilt in 1918. The post office, named Stewart to distinguish the town from another one called Hackberry, was discontinued in 1930. A cotton gin operated in Hackberry in 1924–25. The population was twenty-six in 1980, eighty-one in 1990, and thirty in 2000.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, "Hackberry, TX (Cottle County)," accessed January 19, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hnh01.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.