Homes for Sale in Lipan, Texas
Looking to move, buy or sell in Lipan, Tx? Lipan is located at the intersection of Farm Rd. 4 and 1189, sixteen miles northwest in the northwest of Granbury. T.A Burns laid out a town site at the intersection of the roads connecting Weatherford to Stephenville and Granbury to Palo Pinto then became established in 1873 and named after the Lipan Apaches. Fertile soils attracted settlers to the area, and the nearest community was twenty miles away. By mid-1890s Lipan had a school, and several businesses. During the Great Depression and World War II Lipan grew unlike many small communities going from a population of 286 in the 1900s to a population of 512 in the 1980s and today the population stands around 425. The worlds largest rocking chair stands in Lipan, which made the Guinness Book of Worlds Record in 2013 .Living in Lipan offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and the public schools in Lipan are above average. Ranching and hay farming continue to be vital to the local economy so if your in the market to purchase a ranch, farm, land or sell, Preferred Properties of Texas can help with your real estate needs and make things easier for you.
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