ROBBERSON, TEXAS. Robberson was located on an unmarked private road just west of Farm Road 755 twenty miles northeast of Rio Grande City in northeastern Starr County. It was a dry-land farm community, and the post office was named for the local landowner-promoter. The settlement served as a post office for Santa Catarina, a mile east, from 1909 to 1918. In 1914 the town received its mail weekly. The 1948 highway maps located several scattered dwellings and one business in Robberson. The site was still identified on 1991 highway maps.
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, Dick D. Heller, Jr., "Robberson, TX," accessed March 27, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrr27.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.