Barbarosa, Texas

Barbarosa is an unincorporated community in Guadalupe County, in the U.S. state of Texas.[1]

HistoryEdit

A post office was established at Barbarosa in 1900, and only remained open a few months until it was discontinued.[2] The community was probably named after Frederick Barbarossa, formally Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor, having been originally settled chiefly by Germans.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Barbarosa, Texas
  2. ^ Tarpley, Fred (5 July 2010). 1001 Texas Place Names. University of Texas Press. p. 18. ISBN 978-0-292-78693-6.
  3. ^ Barbarosa from the Handbook of Texas Online

Coordinates: 29°42′05″N 98°00′11″W / 29.70139°N 98.00306°W / 29.70139; -98.00306