Bute was eight miles south of Athens in southern Henderson County. A post office operated there from 1892 to 1901. In 1896 the reported population was ten. By the mid-1930s the settlement no longer appeared on maps, and in the early 1990s only a few houses remained in the area.

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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  • (Lewis)

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