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RED RANGER, TEXAS. Red Ranger is a rural farming community in eastern Bell County located at the intersection of Farm roads 437 and 940 eleven miles southeast of Temple. It was founded by Czech settlers, including John Simek and Ben Lesikar, around the turn of the century. It had twenty inhabitants, a school, and one business in the 1940s. By 1964 Red Ranger had fifteen residents and several scattered dwellings. In 1990 through 2000 the population was twelve.

Mark Odintz


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

Mark Odintz, "RED RANGER, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 06, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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