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Round Rock - In 1851, a small community was formed on the banks of Brushy Creek, near a large round and anvil-shaped rock located in the middle of the creek. This round rock marked a convenient low-water crossing for wagons, horses, and cattle. The first postmaster called the community "Brushy," and the creek was called "Brushy Creek". But in 1854, at the suggestion of the postmaster, the small settlement was renamed Round Rock in honor of this now famous rock.
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ROUND ROCK - I know Round Rock Donuts, the Round Rock Express and Round Rock's Sam Bass, the Old West bank and train robber who met his ignominious end in a pasture west of town. [...] a couple of weeks ago, I did not know Barbette, a strange and exotic Texan whose path from Round Rock to Paris and back to Round Rock began atop his mother's backyard clothesline. Barbette's nephew, Charles Loving, tells me that one reason I'd never heard of his uncle is because Round Rock's city fathers in ...
Samuel "Sam” Bass (July 21, 1851-1878) -- Bass was an outlaw who robbed stage coaches in the Dakotas and organized a gang in Texas robbing trains and banks. During a robbery attempt of the Round Rock Texas bank, a gunfight ensued. Bass was severely wounded. He made it to his horse and rode out of town, but was found dead on the ground the next day not far from town. It was his 27th birthday. He is buried in the Round Rock Cemetery in Round Rock, TX.