Plainview is on Farm roads 441 and 1163 five miles southwest of El Campo in southwest Wharton County. The local school, organized in 1917, had an enrollment of 130 White and four Black students and four teachers in 1926. In 1948 the school was consolidated with the Louise Rural High School District. In 1989 a town hall existed at the townsite.

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Diana J. Kleiner | © TSHA

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Place type

Plainview is classified as a Town


Latitude: 29.11331020
Longitude: -96.32441090

Has Post Office


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