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AVERITT, TEXAS. Averitt was on Lipan Creek adjacent to Hess, south of Mereta in east central Tom Greene County. In 1931 the school had two teachers and offered nine grades. In 1936 the school was called Hess-Averitt School on state highway maps, and in 1939 the average attendance was ten. By the 1980s the community had disappeared.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Julia Grace Bitner, The History of Tom Green County, Texas (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1931).
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