Beattie

Beattie, on Farm Road 588 in north central Comanche County, was named for pioneer Charles F. Beatty, who settled there in 1892. The community had a grocery store, cotton gin, drugstore, barbershop, and telephone exchange in the early 1900s. A Beattie post office operated from 1902 to 1908. The population was listed as 115 in 1930, when the town had four businesses. By 1945 the residents had declined to fifty and the businesses to two. By the late 1980s the community had no businesses. The population was still fifty in 2000.

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

Beattie is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Dewey)
  • (Oakflatt)

Locations

  • Latitude
    32.03819850
    Longitude
    -98.69255170

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Beattie by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
48 2009 Local Officials