Byrd

Byrd was northeast of the site of present Veribest near Farm Road 380 in eastern Tom Green County. George Jefferson Byrd, the founder of Veribest, who came to Tom Green County in 1877, donated the land for the school that was named for him. The Byrd school was consolidated with the Veribest school to form the Veribest-Byrd school in Veribest. In the 1980s a large, well-built storm cellar remained at the Byrd site.

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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Place type

Byrd is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    31.47710680
    Longitude
    -100.25814160

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