Kessler, three dwelling houses, loss $2000. The Birth of Schulenburg Schulenburg Throws a Party on July 4, 1895 Not less attractive than its surroundings is the city itself. Crier's family and the James Lyons family were the first white settlers in the area. According to the United States Census Bureau, Schulenburg has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.5 km2), all of it land.[5]. Other old citizens of Schulenburg are Ernst Baumgarten [who established the first lumber yard in Schulenburg - deleted in list of errata], R. Wolters, sr., the capitalist, M. C. Levey, H. P. Schaefer, Max and Julius Schwartz, I. Russek, H. Graf, W. D. Keuper and a great many others. The La Grange Journal Visits Schulenburg in 1892

Dr. Of those who have died may be mentioned: Heinrich Schaefer (came to the United States in 1856, first settled at Round Top, came to Schulenburg in 1872, died in 1885); Henry Perlitz [F. W. Ferlitz] and Paul Breymann, sr. Schulenburg, TX 78956

Father Mathis is the priest. Most of the people of Schulenburg and neighborhood are communicants of the Catholic church.

Its business is steadily spreading out in an enlarging circle. No city in Texas has a greater reputation for the congeniality of its people than Schulenburg. It is 30% greater than the overall U.S. average. The population was 2,852 at the 2010 census. There were 1,052 households, out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.9% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.7% were non-families.

We invite you to our hometown to share our quality of life.

Copyright © 2018 Fayette County Tourism Association. For every 100 females, there were 82.0 males. Join the Fayette County Tourism Association. The racial makeup of the city was 76.29% White, 15.45% African American, 0.30% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 6.04% from other races, and 1.56% from two or more races.

Jap Submarine Targets Schulenburg, Bermuda Valley Racetrack For the surname, see, "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Schulenburg city, Texas", "Tri-County Jewish Community: Columbus, Hallettsville, La Grange, Schulenburg", Encyclopedia of Southern Jewish Communities, "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990", National Register of Historic Places Sites,,_Texas&oldid=981638548, Articles with dead external links from April 2020, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles with unsourced statements from April 2019, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz area identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 3 October 2020, at 15:21. One mile southeast of Schulenburg lie the grounds of the Schulenburg Live Stock and Fair Association. A young man name Burger (brother of our Louis) roomed over Sengleman's saloon, and when he awoke the flames were creeping upstairs, and he was compelled to jump to save his life. Two Strange Women Cause Excitement A literary society which owns a fine library attends to the pertaining of a higher education and to elevating the moral tone of Schulenburg society to a higher plane. Photograph of S. J. Schaefer's Cotton Gin, 1912, The little city of Schulenburg came very near being destroyed by fire Wednesday morning. It has a fire department with one engine company and tone hook and ladder company, consisting of about 36 members. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 76.0 males. Chas. Waldine Amanda Tauch Keuper, jr., recorder; Hermann's Sons, Emil Schulz, President, H. Beniker, Secretary; Masons, Dr. The free and easy and yet refined manners of its inhabitants never fail to make the stranger feel at home. Of special interest are the “Painted Churches”, the jewels of this area. US 77 leads north 16 miles (26 km) to La Grange, the Fayette County seat, and south 63 miles (101 km) to Victoria. The elegant farm residences, the beautiful gardens in front of them, the rolling prairie laid out into fertile corn and cotton fields, speak of the industry and energy of its people and leave on the traveler a pleasing impression. Schulenburg in 1877 The Schulenburg Library On 9/20/1967, a category F3 (max. There are five lodges in Schulenburg: Odd Fellows, Joseph Berger, N. G., M. T. Everton, Secretary; Knights of Pythias, Joseph Stanley, C. C., Gus Ulrich, Secretary; United Workmen (Robert Blum Lodge), M. C. Levey, M. W., Wm. Schulenburg Catholic Cemetery The writer found him a well educated gentleman and most interesting talker. [6] Local bakeries are noted for their kolaches, a Czech pastry.

Baumgarten, sr., and under the able management of his son, Gus. Schulenburg is located in southern Fayette County at 29°40′49″N 96°54′26″W / 29.68028°N 96.90722°W / 29.68028; -96.90722 (29.680320, −96.907138),[10] on high ground 2 miles (3 km) east of the Navidad River. The population numbers about 1200 inhabitants. The Sticker was founded by German immigrant Ernst Goeth and has been in continuous publication since 1894. Senglemann, saloon, loss $4000; insured for $600. Schulenburg is almost without any facilities for fighting fire, and in a few moments after the dreaded alarm rang out it seemed that the entire business part of town was doomed. See Schulenburg, Texas at for a tongue-in-cheek look at Schulenburg which includes both current and old photos along with a bit of history. The Fayette County Tourism Association (FCTA) is a 501 (c) 6 organization whose purpose is to increase the economic and other benefits of tourism for Fayette County, Texas. The town of Schulenburg developed from two nearby communities: Lyons, founded in 1842, and High Hill, settled in 1842 and later named in 1858. New specialty shops continue to open their doors and modern manufacturing plants go quietly about their business, producing goods in Schulenburg that are shipped worldwide. Tauch, Pannewitz, R. J. Zimmermann, Moeller & Kunz. Tauch, who makes a fine a photograph of yourself as can be made in any city as large as San Antonio or Houston and not to forget, M. C. Levey, real estate agent, notary public and leading grocer and contributor of original writings to the county papers. 535 N Main St The city officers are: Mayor, Theo. Schulenburg has for fire protection seven wells and water-tanks. This park, the writer predicts, will become a very popular resort for the Schulenburg people and their guests. History.

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.56% of the population. [citation needed]. While many Winter Texans enjoy the mild sunny weather, the excellent economic climate helps provide our high quality of life. Navidad Corinthian Baptist Cemetery. The Schulenburg City Cemetery started as the Lyons Family Cemetery upon the burial of Clarissa C. Lyons who died Nov. 7, 1834, age 15 years, 6 months and 6 days. In the city, the population was spread out, with 21.7% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 21.1% from 45 to 64, and 27.6% who were 65 years of age or older. Tauch, Pannewitz, R. J. Zimmermann, Moeller & Kunz. Schulenburg Community Cemetery

Known for its German culture, Schulenburg is home of the Texas Polka Music Museum. On the lake which this dam will hold, two boats will invite the visitor to take a row along its beautiful banks covered with verdure and interspersed with liveoak groves. The median age was 44 years.