Nus

Nus, also called Nus Ranch, was twelve miles west of Groesbeck in western Limestone County. A post office was established there in 1892 with James B. Hudson as postmaster. By the mid-1890s the community had a general store, a flour mill and gin, two churches, and fifty residents. The local school had sixty-nine students in 1896. When the post office was discontinued in 1903, mail for Nus was sent to Ben Hur. A few scattered houses marked the community on county highway maps in the late 1940s, but only a cemetery was shown on maps of the area in the 1980s.

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

Nus is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [-Ranch]

Locations

  • Latitude
    31.55683590
    Longitude
    -96.72748720

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No

Is Incorporated

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