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BUTE, TEXAS. Bute was eight miles south of Athens in southern Henderson County. A post office operated there from 1892 to 1901. In 1896 the reported population was ten. By the mid-1930s the settlement no longer appeared on maps, and in the early 1990s only a few houses remained in the area.

Christopher Long


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

Christopher Long, "BUTE, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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