|Elevation||1,716 ft (523 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1358458|
Grit is an unincorporated farming and ranching community established around 1889 in Mason County, in the U.S. state of Texas. It is located on SH 29, 6 miles (9.7 km) northwest of Mason, near Honey Creek. Grit was centered on the cotton industry, and once had its own cotton gin. While never having a large population, the community did have a school, store, and church. The prevailing theory of the town's name is that it reflects the quality of the area soil. Grit received a post office in 1901, which remained active until 1980.
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