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CHICO SOUTH, TX

CHICO SOUTH, TEXAS. Chico South, also known as Chicon, was on the International-Great Northern Railroad two miles northeast of Natalia in southeastern Medina County. It was named for its proximity to Chacon Creek. A post office was established at Chico South in 1871 with Robert S. Ragsdale as postmaster and was discontinued in 1880. School records indicate forty-three students attending a one-teacher school in Chico South in 1907. By the 1940s the settlement had been abandoned.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 
John J. Germann and Myron Janzen, Texas Post Offices by County (1986).
Ruben E. Ochoa

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Handbook of Texas Online, Ruben E. Ochoa, "Chico South, TX," accessed September 29, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrcdx.

Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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