Gnarled Oak

Gnarled Oak (Gnarled Oaks) was twelve miles northeast of Brenham in northeastern Washington County. It obtained a post office in 1873, and James W. Rodes was the community's postmaster from November 1875 to August 1876, when the post office closed. The rise of nearby Wren probably hastened Gnarled Oak's decline and disappearance. In the 1980s no trace of this community remained.

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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