Dyess Grove

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Stringtown is on Little Elm Creek nine miles southeast of Temple in southeastern Bell County. The community had a post office named String from 1901 to 1904 and a school called Dyess Grove, which served some seventy-six pupils in 1903. In 1931 String had two businesses and in 1948 was the site of a church, Dyess Grove School, and scattered residences. In 1964 the community was called Stringtown and was the home of a Dyess Grove Church. The community no longer appeared on State Highway Maps in 1988.

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

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Dyess Grove is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Dyess Grove is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Stringtown)


Latitude: 31.02379270
Longitude: -97.24194290

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated