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LIVE OAK, TX (CONCHO COUNTY)

LIVE OAK, TEXAS (Concho County). Live Oak is a community on Live Oak Creek and Ranch Road 176 eight miles southwest of Eden in southwestern Concho County. The settlement had a school with one teacher and thirty-two students as early as 1896–97. A Methodist church was organized at the community around the 1890s; it later joined with the Methodist church in Eden. In 1936 Live Oak had a school, a church, a business, and a cemetery. In 1940 the school, which encompassed grades one through seven, had three teachers and an average daily attendance of twenty-six. By 1955 the school had been consolidated with the Eden school district. In 1970 the community had several scattered buildings.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 
Concho Herald, October 11, 1940. Vernon Lee Rucker, A Proposed Reorganization of the Concho County, Texas, Public Schools (M.Ed. thesis, University of Texas, 1940).
Mary M. Standifer

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Handbook of Texas Online, Mary M. Standifer, "Live Oak, TX (Concho County)," accessed September 25, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrl32.

Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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