Members Only Area
Bookmark and Share
sidebar menu icon

TIVYDALE, TX

TIVYDALE, TEXAS. Tivydale is on the Pedernales River fourteen miles west of Fredericksburg in western Gillespie County. It was originally known as Bunkesville or Pumpkinville and was renamed for Joseph A. Tivy, who sold land in the Pedernales River valley between 1877 and 1885. For one dollar Tivy later gave 43½ acres for the local school. The Bunkesville Band, a local musical group specializing in German music, was still active in 1947. The population of Tivydale, estimated at fifteen in 1933, had risen to thirty by 1949. The population estimate remained the same through the following decade and a half.

Martin Donell Kohout

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, Martin Donell Kohout, "Tivydale, TX," accessed July 24, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrt25.

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!