Nickel

Nickel (Nickle) is a rural community on Ranch Road 532 twelve miles northeast of the town of Gonzales in northeastern Gonzales County. It had acquired a post office by 1886, and in 1890 it had triweekly mail delivery, a gristmill, a gin, a general store, a winemaker, and a population of twenty-five. By 1896 mail was delivered daily. The community had been reduced to one business and ten citizens by 1933. By the mid-1940s its population had grown to twenty-five, but after 1948 no further population figures were available. Nickel was still identified on the 1988 county highway map.

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

Nickel is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [Nickle]

Locations

  • Latitude
    29.55551450
    Longitude
    -97.21887700

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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