Henson's Creek

Henson's Creek was near a stream of the same name in east central Coryell County. It received a post office in 1858 with William R. Ellis as postmaster. The settlement also had a gin and a store. The post office was discontinued in 1866. The site became part of the Fort Hood military reservation in the early 1940s.

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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