Nelson City, Texas

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Nelson City, Texas
Nelson City, Texas is located in Texas
Nelson City, Texas
Nelson City, Texas
Location within the state of Texas
Nelson City, Texas is located in the United States
Nelson City, Texas
Nelson City, Texas
Nelson City, Texas (the United States)
Coordinates: 29°52′39″N 98°47′43″W / 29.87750°N 98.79528°W / 29.87750; -98.79528Coordinates: 29°52′39″N 98°47′43″W / 29.87750°N 98.79528°W / 29.87750; -98.79528
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyKendall
Elevation
1,585 ft (483 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
78006
GNIS feature ID1378733

Nelson City is an unincorporated community in Kendall County, Texas, United States.[1] It is located between Boerne and Comfort.[2] It had a reported population of 50 in 2010.[3] It has never had a post office, and shares ZIP code 78006 with nearby Boerne.

History[edit]

The community was established by an area rancher, Edwin Nelson, for whom it is named. Nelson constructed a gas station and dance hall at the location in the late 1920s.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Feature Detail Report for: Nelson City". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
  2. ^ a b Zelade, Richard (May 16, 2011). Lone Star Travel Guide to Texas Hill Country. Taylor Trade Publications. p. 58. ISBN 9781589796102.
  3. ^ "Po-Po Family Restaurant". Hill Country Dining & Entertainment Guide. Kerrville Daily Times. 78 (100). Kerrville, TX. 1986-07-27. p. 10A. (Subscription required (help)).