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LAMESA, TEXAS (Schleicher County). Lamesa was seventeen miles west of Eldorado in western Schleicher County. A post office operated there for a year, starting in October 1900, with Cora L. Stone as postmistress. No evidence of the community appeared on county highway maps in the 1940s.


Schleicher County Historical Society, A History of Schleicher County (San Angelo: Anchor, 1979).

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl


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

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, "LAMESA, TX (SCHLEICHER COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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