Barton Springs

The name Barton Springs is often given as an early name for Fredonia in Mason County, though the former seems to have been a separate community. Barton Springs was located in northeastern Mason County near the site of Fredonia and was supposedly named for Dick Barton, the owner of nearby springs.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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