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BARTON SPRINGS, TEXAS. The name Barton Springs is often given as an early name for Fredonia in Mason County, though the former seems to have been a separate community. Barton Springs was located in northeastern Mason County near the site of Fredonia and was supposedly named for Dick Barton, the owner of nearby springs.

Alice J. Rhoades


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

Alice J. Rhoades, "BARTON SPRINGS, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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