Gravis

Gravis was on the Texas-Mexican Railway eight miles southwest of San Diego in east central Duval County. The town was named for Frank Cooley Gravis, a former King Ranch cowhand who brought 15,000 sheep to Duval County in the late 1800s and established his ranch headquarters at the townsite, which is on Narciseno Creek between San Diego and Benavides. In 1947, the last year for which population statistics were available, Gravis was reported with twenty-five residents. The town was not shown on maps made in the late 1960s.

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

No

Place type

Gravis is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    27.70068200
    Longitude
    -98.32223000

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

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