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Atascosa  |  Texas

Location of Poteet, Texas

Poteet is a city in Atascosa County, Texas, United States. The population was 3,260 as of the 2010 census. It is part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area. It was named for its first postmaster, Francis Marion Poteet. It was the birthplace of country music star, George Strait.

Poteet is known for its "Poteet Strawberry Festival". Poteet Canyon, Steve Canyon's ward in the long-running comic strip by Milton Caniff, is named after the town (and a mosaic of Poteet Canyon stands in front of the town's fire station). In James Michener's classic, Centennial, cattleman R. J. Poteet led the drive of a large herd of longhorns north from Texas to Colorado.


Towns nearby

Pleasanton    (12 km)

Pleasanton Texas    (12 km)

Smaller towns nearby

Poteet Texas    (very near)

Jourdanton Texas    (13 km)

Jourdanton    (14 km)

Villages nearby

Leming    (9 km)

Other locations nearby

Amphion    (8 km)

Espey    (12 km)

Las Gallinas    (12 km)

Rossville    (12 km)

Anchorage    (13 km)

Iuka    (16 km)

Verdi    (17 km)

Dobrowolski    (18 km)

Coughran    (19 km)

Crown    (19 km)

Loire    (19 km)

Churches nearby

Presbyterian Church    (11 km)

Atascosa First Seventh Day Adventist Church    (12 km)

Church of Christ    (12 km)

Community Bible Chapel Church    (12 km)

Primera Iglesia Bautista Church    (12 km)

Saint Andrew Catholic Church    (12 km)

Saint Joseph Church    (12 km)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints    (12 km)

United Methodist Church    (14 km)

Shady Oak Baptist Church    (16 km)

Shady Oak Mission    (16 km)

Sand Branch Church    (18 km)

Thelma Tabernacle    (19 km)

Old Rock Church    (20 km)