BRONTE Population - 968 Altitude - 1,893


Established in 1887; named for the famous English novelist, Charlotte Bronte. Local park offers swimming pool, a nine hole golf course and a playground.

Fort Chadbourne Cemetery-

This frontier fort was established in 1852, by elements of the 8th Infantry, but experienced chronic water shortage. Abandoned 1867 and troops transferred to Fort Concho in San Angelo. Fort ruins are on private property but owner permits non-stop drive through.Cemetery of Fort Chadbourne town (now vanished) is beside U. S. 277 about 10 miles north. Interesting poignant old markers.


Oak Creek Reservoir.


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