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PENICK, TEXAS. Penick was located in central Jones County. The small settlement, established in the 1880s and named for local rancher R. L. Penick, was a station on the Wichita Valley Railroad. It continued as a shipping point through the 1940s but does not appear on later maps.


Ed Ellsworth Bartholomew, The Encyclopedia of Texas Ghost Towns (Fort Davis, Texas, 1982).

Charles G. Davis


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

Charles G. Davis, "PENICK, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 04, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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