Hare, Texas

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Hare, Texas
Hare is located in Texas
Hare
Hare
Coordinates: 30°40′16″N 97°16′23″W / 30.6710°N 97.2731°W / 30.6710; -97.2731Coordinates: 30°40′16″N 97°16′23″W / 30.6710°N 97.2731°W / 30.6710; -97.2731
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyWilliamson
Population
 (2000)
 • Total70[1]
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)512 and 737
GNIS feature ID1379889[2]

Hare is an unincorporated community in Williamson County, Texas, United States.[2]

Etymology[edit]

It is uncertain where the town's name originated from. Two theories are that it is named from the large amount of rabbits in the area, and that the town was nicknamed "Fuzzy". Other sources say that it was named after pioneers whose surname was Hare.[1][3]

Demographics[edit]

The town had a population of 15 in 1933, and 70 from 1940 until 2000.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Hare, Texas". tshaonline.org. Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved 21 July 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Hare". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ "Hare, Texas History". williamson-county-historical-commission.org. Williamson County Historical Commission. Retrieved 21 July 2018.