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Love County Towns
 
Abner

11 miles southwest of Ardmore; post office from 1903-1907

Aquone

post office; location in county unknown

Ark

5 miles northeast of Marietta; post office from 1895-1912; no longer in existence

Arnoldville

4 miles west of Marietta; post office from 1885-1889; named for Samuel and Kenneth Arnold, brothers and early residents; no longer in existence; a deserted cemetery remains

Belleville

southwest of Rubottom

Bob

6 miles south of Marietta; post office established 1894; name changed to Bomar in 1907

Bomar

formerly Bob; 5 miles south of Marietta; post office discontinued 1924; named for Dr. Edward Bomar of Gainesville, Texas

Bowles

6 miles west of Marietta; post office from 1903-1912; named for John F. Bowles, first postmaster

Burneyville

10 miles west of Marietta; post office established 1879; named for David C. Burney

Coneross

post office; location in county unknown

Courtney

formerly Watkins; in southwestern corner of Love Co.; known locally as Courtney Flats; post office name changed to Courtney 1886; discontinued 1957; named for H. D. Courtney, prominent early resident

Dunbar

north of Burneyville

Eastman

9 miles northwest of Marietta; post office from 1891-1916; named for Charles E. Eastman, prominent Chickasaw

Enville

4 miles west of Lebanon; post office from 1904-1935; name coined from the phrase "end of the road ville"

Eville

north of Enville

Greenville

formerly Orinne; 6 miles north of Marietta; post office named changed to Greenville 1902 and discontinued 1909; named for Irvine P. Green, first postmaster

Hoxbar

was it in Carter Co. or Love Co. sources differ

Jimtown

5 miles southwest of Burneyville; post office from 1884-1916; names for four prominent local residents - Jim Little, Jim Patton, Jim Rector and Jim Ryan

Keltner

4 miles northeast of Courtney; post office from 1892-1900; names for William C. Keltner, first postmaster; no longer in existence

Legate

extreme northeastern corner of county; post office from 1905-1921; no longer in existence

Leon

post office established 1883; named for Spanish word meaning "lion"

Loves Valley

southeast of Marietta; Overton Love settled here 

Marietta

county seat of Love Co.; post office established 1887; named for Marietta, Pennsylvania

Marsden

5 miles west of Overbrook; post office from 1895-1922

Murphy

post office; location in county unknown

Orinne

see Greenville

Orr

9 miles southeast of Ringling; post office from 1892-1957; 1949 the high school closed; named for W. E. Orr, rancher and cattleman; considered a ghost town

Oswalt

14 miles northwest of Marietta; post office from 1898-1949; named for William Oswalt, early resident

Overbrook

post office established 1887; named for Overbrook, Pennsylvania

Pike

13 miles northwest of Marietta; post office from 1892-1933; named for Brigadier General Albert Pike, Confederate leader

Post Oak

located at the Carter-Love county line

Ran

6 miles northwest of Lebanon; post office from 1894-1916; no longer in existence

Rubottom

18 miles west of Marietta; post office established 1902; named for William P. Rubottom, prominent land owner and gin operator

Simon

9 miles south of Wilson; post office from 1888-1927; named for near by Simon Creek, a tributary of Red River

Texanna

post office; location in county unknown

Thackerville

10 miles south of Marietta; post office established 1882; named for Zachariah Thacker, pioneer settler

Turner

between Rubottom and Dunbar

Watkins

see Courtney

Westheimer

post office; location in county unknown


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