Bateman

Bateman, two miles south of Red Rock in southern Bastrop County, was established in the early 1880s and named for one of the original settlers. With the coming of the railroad a few years later, the community became a shipping point, and in 1900 a post office was established with William S. Friar, Jr., as postmaster. At the end of 1904 the post office closed. In the 1930s Bateman had two businesses, a population of fifty, and a two-room school. The population estimate remained at fifty through 1948. Bateman was still listed as a community in 1990, but without population figures.

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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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Bateman is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [-Spur]
  • (Cross Roads)

Locations

  • Latitude
    29.95133240
    Longitude
    -97.47527310

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Bateman by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
12 2009 Local Officials