FLORES, TEXAS. Flores, a farming and ranching community a mile west of Farm Road 1333 and eight miles west of Poteet in west central Atascosa County, may have derived its name from that of the Flores family, who before 1900 had a large land grant in the area. During the 1940s the area had a church, business, and cemetery, but by the 1960s only the cemetery remained there. In the 1980s Flores had a business and a cemetery. Though Flores was still shown on county highway maps in 2000, no population estimates were available.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Linda Peterson, "FLORES, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrf46), accessed February 11, 2016. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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