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CHARLOTTE, TEXAS


Atascosa County, South Texas

2851'38"N 9842'27"W (28.860624, -98.707571)

Hwys 97 and 85
FMs 1549 and 140
16 miles W of Christine
W of Imogene
11 miles SW of Jourdanton the county seat
16 miles SW of Pleasanton
52 Miles S of downtown San Antonio
ZIP code 78011
Area code 830
Population: 1,898 Est. (2019)
1,715 (2010) 1,637 (2000) 1,475 (1990)


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Charlotte Texas water tower
Charlotte water tower
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2006
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History in a Pecan Shell

Charlotte is a sister city to Christine and Imogene. All three were named after the daughters of Dr. Charles Simmons. Imogene (the town) died early - in fact she never got far past the planning stages. She did have an oil company housing project for a time, but it is long gone.

Charlotte and Christine are doing fine. The land for Charlotte had originally been the Tobey Ranch. Jourdan Campbell (whose name lives on in Jourdanton and Cambellton) was part owner. The town was not platted in the traditional grid pattern, but as a wagon wheel, with the spokes leading to the town center. (A plan popular with jungle tribes in Venezuela and Brazil).

The town was laid out in 1910, although they didn't get around to incorporating until 1946. The first school was started in a dance hall over a bakery in 1913, but in a short time they had built a proper school.

Charlotte Texas main street
Junction of Hwy 97 and FM 140
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2006


 Charlotte Texas - St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church
St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Charlotte
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2006
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Charlotte, Texas Nearby Towns:
Jourdanton the county seat
Christine
Imogene
Pleasanton
San Antonio
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