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Victoria, Texas, is located 30 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico and is within a two-hour drive of Corpus Christi, Houston, San Antonio and Austin. Victoria is the regional hub for the seven county area which includes the 'Golden Crescent' of Texas, and for this has earned the nickname 'The Crossroads of Texas.'
"Volente is on Lake Travis and Farm Road 2769, eighteen miles northwest of Austin in northwestern Travis County... A post office was established at Volente in 1886 with Andrew J. Stanford as postmaster... The area was partially submerged by Lake Travis in the 1930s, and residents had to relocate on higher ground. In the 1940s and early 1950s the community was called Dodd City, for a local realtor and restaurant owner, but later in the 1950s the name was changed back to Volente."
Submit sites having to do with the town of Votaw, Texas. Please submit sites having to do with Hardin County to the Counties:Hardin category.
"Votaw is at the intersection of Farm roads 787 and 2798, fifty miles northwest of Beaumont in extreme northwestern Hardin County... Votaw's population has remained between 100 and 200 since 1925."
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