MOCCASIN, TEXAS. Moccasin, in northwestern Coryell County, was named for Moccasin Bend in the Leon River, where T. D. Hendrickson killed several moccasin snakes. Hendrickson gave the right-of-way for the flag station to be established on the St. Louis and Southwestern Railway in 1911. In 1941 the railroad was abandoned, and the station became only a place name.
Zelma Scott, History of Coryell County (Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1965).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Zelma Scott, "MOCCASIN, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvm93), accessed February 10, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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