Rollover

Rollover, a beachfront community on what is now State Highway 87 on Bolivar Peninsula next to Rollover Pass in eastern Galveston County, had a post office from 1897 until 1907, after which mail was delivered from Caplen. In 1907 the community's school had eighteen students and one teacher. The Rollover community faded after the establishment of Gilchrist around 1915.

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.

Belongs to

Rollover is part of or belongs to the following places.

Adopt a Town

The Texas Almanac's Land Rush program lets you adopt the town or county of your choice and share your message with the world. 100% of the proceeds benefit education in Texas.

Currently Exists

No

Place type

Rollover is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Caplen)
  • (Gilchrist)

Locations

  • Latitude
    29.50606510
    Longitude
    -94.50685760

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

Proud to call TX home?

Put your name on the town or county of your choice.


Search Places »