ST. MATTHEW, TX
ST. MATTHEW, TEXAS. St. Matthew is a farming community on the northern edge of the blackland prairie seven miles north of Caldwell in northern Burleson County. Anglo-American settlement in the vicinity began in the mid-1830s. The date of the town's founding is uncertain, but since the mid-1900s the community has sprawled along Farm Road 2000 between Cedar Creek and Storm Branch. The St. Matthew Church is on the southern boundary of the township. During the mid-1960s the community population was reported as twelve. No further population figures were available.
Burleson County Historical Society, Astride the Old San Antonio Road: A History of Burleson County, Texas (Dallas: Taylor, 1980).
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Charles Christopher Jackson, "ST. MATTHEW, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvsbg), accessed November 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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