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Wilcox, Texas

Wilcox was near the site of present-day George's Creek in the northeast corner of Somervell County.


It was named for William Cox, who settled on a nearby bend of the Brazos River in 1855. Settlement began in the mid-1850s. Not long thereafter, however, the residents moved to the George's Creek settlement, which soon after the Civil War provided area farmers with a church, a school, and several businesses. Source: Handbook of Texas Online.


32° 15' 17.172" N, 97° 44' 30.012" W