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Lott
Falls County, Texas

ZipCodes
76656




Page Contents for Lott, Texas

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Lott is approximately 724 2000, 759 2010.
The approximate number of families is 299 2000, 308 2010.
The amount of land area in Lott is 2.686 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.034 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lott to Washington DC is 1282 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 75 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lott is positioned 31.20 degrees north of the equator and 97.03 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

Nine miles from Rosebud, near Temple between Dallas and Austin in central Texas.
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History & History Related Items

The Texas Townsite Company bought the land where Lott is located now in 1889. When the railroad came through the next year, the town was founded and named for Uriah Lott, the president of the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railway. Lott was incorporated later on in 1890. At the time it had about 200 residents. The town grew rapidly having over 1,200 people near the end of the 1800's. Growth continued through the first part of the 1900's. But, when the Great Depression of the 1930's came the town had difficult times. The bank closed in 1933 and many in town lost everything. Government programs aided many families in Lott while others had to rely on government relief to get by. The railroad left the area in 1967 when the tracks were abandoned between Waco and Rosebud.
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Attractions

Some of Lott's attractions are: Exemplary Schools, Excellent Sports Programs, Little League Baseball, Little Dribblers, P & S Campers, Stocked Fishing Lakes, Antique Malls & Shops

Lott Fest on August 2, 2003
The Lott Fest will be an all day event with arts & craft, BBQ cookoffs, horseshoe tournament, washer tournament, booths for rent, children activities, with it all ending with a good old fashioned street dance with a live band.
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Lott City Government

Lott City Hall
P.O. Box 398
Lott, Texas 76656

City officials as of 4-01-03
Mayor Pro-Tem: Tommy Trice
Council members: Connie Johnson, Juanita Hogg, Edward Silva and Dorothy Kohl
City Secretary/Court Clerk/Human Resources: Cathy Estes
Volunteer Fire Chief: David Pomykal
Fire Marshall: Tim Hrabal
Water Secretary: Amie Polk
Director of Public Works: Rodney Drake
Municipal Court Judge: Sharon Maxey Lott

Miscellany

The population of Lott was:
1890 - 200
1900 - 1,200
1930 - 921
1940 - 1,021
1950 - 921
1960 - 750
1980 - 950
1989 - 828
1990 - 775
2000 - 724
The 1990 and 2000 figures came from the US Census data. All other figures came from other sources.

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