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TUFF, TEXAS

Bandera County, Texas Hill Country

25 miles W of Bandera
Population: unknown

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Tuff Texas former general store and post office
Old Tuff post office/general store
Photo courtesy Jason Penney
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History in a Pecan Shell

A post office was opened in Tuff in 1901 but was discontinued in 1926. The town was once called Crockett after Andy Crockett the man who donated land for the first school (1883). In 1914 the town had a population of 50 and a store. By 1925 the population was down a mere ten Tuffites. The school consolidated with Medina in 1930. The community all but disappeared.

Recently some original buildings have been restored by local people who can't bear to see the town disappear without a trace.

Bandera County TX 1920s Map
Bandera County TX 1920s Map showing Tuff
(West of Bandera)

Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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Tuff, Texas Nearby Towns:
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