Bee House, Texas

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Bee House, Texas
Unincorporated community
Bee House is located in Texas
Bee House
Bee House
Bee House is located in the US
Bee House
Bee House
Coordinates: 31°24′10″N 98°04′52″W / 31.40278°N 98.08111°W / 31.40278; -98.08111Coordinates: 31°24′10″N 98°04′52″W / 31.40278°N 98.08111°W / 31.40278; -98.08111
Country United States
State Texas
County Coryell
Elevation 1,178 ft (359 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 76512
Area code(s) 254
GNIS feature ID 2034959[1]

Bee House is an unincorporated community in Coryell County, Texas, United States. Bee House is located on Farm to Market Road 183 11 miles (18 km) west of Gatesville. Founded in the 1850s, the community was originally named Boyd's Cove for a James Boyd. The community's post office opened in 1884; residents wanted the post office to be named Bee Hive for the bees found in the area, but the U.S. Postal Service named it Bee House instead. The community also had a school and a Masonic lodge, and as of the 1890s it had four churches. The community still had a church and post office as of the 1980s. Its population was 40 in 2000.[2]