Abbott, Texas

HISTORY

Welcome to Abbott, Texas

Willie Nelson was born and raised in Abbott.

Abbott, Texas is located in Hill County half a mile east of Interstate Highway 35. The town was founded when the MKT Railroad arrived in 1871 and was named for Joseph Abbott. A post office was established in 1882 but it closed in 1928. The United Methodist Church was organized in 1883 and built its current building in 1899. In 2006, Abbott native Willie Nelson saved the United Methodist Church from certain destruction by buying it when it went up for sale.

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PHOTOS

Sights Around Abbott, Texas

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Abbott Methodist Church

Abbott Methodist Church, built-in 1899, is located in Abbott, Texas, and was the church that Willie Nelson grew up going to. The church was saved from certain destruction by Willie Nelson when he bought the church when it closed and went up for sale in 2006. Church services are on the first and third Sunday of every month.

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City Market Lunch Room

Willie might have saved the Abbott Methodist Church, but the City Market Lunch Room was a total loss.

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