Fratt, Texas

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Fratt, Texas is located in northeastern Bexar County, Texas, near the intersections of Interstate 35 and Loop 410 in San Antonio on the city's northeast side.


Fratt, Texas was founded by German settlers prior to 1900. Later the town became a flag station on the Missouri–Kansas–Texas Railroad. In the 1930s, the community had a store, church, a station house, and a saloon run by the Willinbrock Brothers. Also, The Calia House, located 3/4 of a mile from the interchange, was said to be a brothel for workers riding the train to California or doing some work on the rails. Fratt had a population of 25 in the late 1940s. The community is today represented only by a Fratt postal area and a Fratt telephone exchange. A Ford Dealership known as "Bob Alexander's Fratt Ford" rests near the site of the old saloonhouse.


Barker, William. "Studying The Railways: A Texas Perspective". Poli Sci 839 Thesis. Baylor University. 2005.

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Coordinates: 29°31′03″N 98°23′49″W / 29.51750°N 98.39694°W / 29.51750; -98.39694