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Groesbeck and Vicinity (Limestone County)

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The county seat is named for Abram Groesbeck, a director of the Houston and Texas Central Railway, which came through the town in 1870. Though never a large community, it is now near active oil and gas fields and a lignite coal plant that has increased the population to several thousand. Fort Parker, an early settlement, is within a few miles of the town ( WT50).

Writing Credits

Gerald Moorhead et al.

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