There really is a place in the world known as Beaukiss… actually it’s in the great state of Texas. The population of this place isn’t exactly high, there are a few people who live here and there and call it home. This is the community page for Beaukiss, Texas. If you call yourself a neighbor in Beaukiss, sign up and join the party.
Beaukiss Texas was founded in 1880 by Samuel M. Slaughter, an Indian, who had been appointed its first postmaster. Beaukiss was a prosperous rural community in 1884; it had a church, school, gristmill, cotton gin, and seventy-five inhabitants. By 1890, the population reached 100 and had a many businesses, several doctors, three fraternal organizations, and school. The town declined to a population of just seventy-five by 1920 and only had two businesses by 1931. The oil boom in eastern Williamson County revived Beaukiss briefly in the 1930s. By 1977 Beaukiss only had a cemetery, church and it’s Masonic lodge . Its population had shrunk to 20 by the year 2000.
Strange Name for the Place
Well the name was to have come from someone who said “That was the place I first kissed my beau”, and I guess the name stuck.