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SCHARBAUER CITY, TEXAS. Scharbauer City is at the intersection of U.S. Highway 385 and State Highway 158, 1½ miles west of Gardendale in northeastern Ector County. It was named for a local ranching family and reported twenty residents and one business in 1949. By 1961 the business had closed, but the community continued to report a population of twenty through 2000.

Julia Cauble Smith


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Julia Cauble Smith, "SCHARBAUER CITY, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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