SKINNER, TEXAS. Skinner was a dispersed rural community in north central Tom Green County, established around 1900. The local school had two teachers and an attendance of ninety in 1933, but by the 1980s the school was abandoned and the community no longer appeared on state highway maps.
Julia Grace Bitner, The History of Tom Green County, Texas (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1931). Clarence George Parsons, Proposed Plan for the Reorganization of the Schools in Tom Green County, Texas (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1939).
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Diana J. Kleiner, "SKINNER, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrsad), accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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