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.