Tidwell Prairie, Texas

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Tidwell Prairie
Coordinates: 31°05′24″N96°39′27″W / 31.09000°N 96.65750°W / 31.09000; -96.65750 Coordinates: 31°05′24″N96°39′27″W / 31.09000°N 96.65750°W / 31.09000; -96.65750
Country United States
State Texas
County Robertson
Elevation
384 ft (117 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 979
GNIS feature ID1380663 [1]

Tidwell Prairie is an unincorporated community in Robertson County, Texas, United States. Tidwell Prairie is eight miles northeast of Calvert. The community was founded after the Civil War by residents of Owensville; it was most likely named after Tidwell's Creek. Tidwell Prairie had two schools in 1942 and a church and a school in the 1970s and 1980s. [2]

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References

  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "Tidwell Prairie, Texas". Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved 4 July 2009.