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WHITE HALL, TEXAS (Bell County). White Hall is on Farm Road 2409 nine miles northwest of Temple in northwestern Bell County. It was settled sometime before 1856, when a Masonic lodge was organized in the community. White Hall School had twenty-three pupils in 1903. By 1933 it had twenty-five people and five businesses. The extended farming community had thirty-two families, a gas station, a store, a gin, a Methodist Church, and a Church of Christ in 1946 and was a mixture of Anglo and German American farmers. In 1964 through 2000 White Hall had a population of forty-five.

Oscar Lewis, On the Edge of the Black Waxy: A Cultural Survey of Bell County (Washington University Studies, St. Louis, 1948). George Tyler, History of Bell County (San Antonio: Naylor, 1936).
Mark Odintz

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