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Milam County, Texas - Communities
Button Prairie

Button Prairie was located about 7-miles southeast of Milano in eastern Milam County, was supposedly named for the buttonlike acorns produced by oak trees in the region.

A church and a few scattered houses appeared on county highway maps of the area in 1941. There was no evidence of the community in 1988.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Lelia M. Batte, History of Milam County, Texas (San Antonio: Naylor, 1956); Milam County Heritage Preservation Soc., Matchless Milam: History of Milam County (Dallas: Taylor, 1984); Handbook of Texas On-Line

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Created on 15 Feb 2001 and last revised on 4 March 2003.