Oaks, on State Highway 72 twenty-one miles northwest of Beeville in northwestern Bee County, was settled in the late 1800s. During the mid-1930s two mills operated at the site; children attended nearby County Line School. After World War II many of the residents moved away, but as late as the mid-1960s the community still had two businesses and a number of scattered houses. In 2000 Oaks was a dispersed farming community.

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Christopher Long | © TSHA

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Place type

Oaks is classified as a Town


Latitude: 28.60887740
Longitude: -98.03167070

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated