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NUS, TX

NUS, TEXAS. Nus, also called Nus Ranch, was twelve miles west of Groesbeck in western Limestone County. A post office was established there in 1892 with James B. Hudson as postmaster. By the mid-1890s the community had a general store, a flour mill and gin, two churches, and fifty residents. The local school had sixty-nine students in 1896. When the post office was discontinued in 1903, mail for Nus was sent to Ben Hur. A few scattered houses marked the community on county highway maps in the late 1940s, but only a cemetery was shown on maps of the area in the 1980s.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 
John J. Germann and Myron Janzen, Texas Post Offices by County (1986).
Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl

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Handbook of Texas Online, Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, "Nus, TX," accessed May 31, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrnjl.

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