Williamson County
Historical Commission

 


Schwertner, Texas
est. 1903

Population: 150 (1990)

 

Schwertner cotton gin. Cotton farming was prevalent in the area due to the fertile farming land. Schwertner was named for Austrian settlers who built a cotton gin in the area in 1903 and donated land for a town site when the Bartlett and Western Railway arrived in 1909.

 

Courtesy of Bartlett Activities Center

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Schwertner Texas  by The Handbook of Texas Online

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