Members Only Area
Bookmark and Share
sidebar menu icon

SYCAMORE, TX (GUADALUPE COUNTY)

SYCAMORE, TEXAS (Guadalupe County). The Sycamore community, between Darst and Nash creeks in eastern Guadalupe County, was one of the first rural sections of the county to be settled. Jacob C. Darst and Ira Nash received land grants in this area in 1831. Because the land was fertile and accessible to Gonzales, it was settled early. After the establishment of Seguin in 1838, however, most settlers chose to live closer to more inhabited areas, and the Sycamore community never developed beyond a small collection of widely scattered homes.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 
Arwerd Max Moellering, A History of Guadalupe County, Texas (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1938).
Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl

Image Use Disclaimer

All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.

For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml

If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Citation

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

Handbook of Texas Online, Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, "Sycamore, TX (Guadalupe County)," accessed July 26, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrsan.

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

Texas AlmanacFor more information about towns and counties including physical features, statistics, weather, maps and much more, visit the Town Database on TexasAlmanac.com!