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RUMLEY, TEXAS

Lampasas County, Texas Hill Country

31 10' 23" N, 98 4' 5" W (31.173056, -98.068056)

On the Lampasas River
1/2 mile N of the Intersection of FM 580 and FM 2527
Near Lampasas the county seat
Population: 8 (2000)

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A closed store in Rumley, Texas
A closed store in Rumley
Photos courtesy Jim and Lou Kinsey, 8-04

History in a Pecan Shell

Settled in the late 1870s, Rumley's name is said to come from the brand name of a giant tractor.

Rumley oil-pull tractor
1909 Rumley Oil-pull tractor on display in Miles, Texas
"This is interesting. Town named for company that built the tractor in Miles, Texas"

- Jim and Lou Kinsey, 8-04 photo



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Rumley, Texas Nearby Towns:
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