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Acuff, Texas
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Acuff, Texas
Location in Texas
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Acuff, Texas
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Texas
County Lubbock
Region Llano Estacado
Established 1891
Founded by Michael S. Acuff
3,140 ft (960 m)
 • Total 30
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
ZIP code
Area code 806

Acuff is an unincorporated farming community in northeastern Lubbock County, Texas, United States. It is part of the Lubbock Metropolitan Statistical Area.


The town is named for Michael S. Acuff, who arrived in the area in 1891. Acuff's first school was constructed in 1902 and the town had a post office from 1903 to 1912. In 1942, the Acuff school consolidated with, and is currently served by, the Roosevelt Independent School District. During the 1940s Baptists and Methodists shared the same church and the population swelled from (no figures available) to 50 people in the 1950s. The current estimated population is 30.

The Maines family, of which Lloyd Maines and his daughter Natalie Maines are most notable, has its roots in the Acuff area. Hispanic journalist Bidal Aguero was born in Acuff in 1949.

The main crop in the area is cotton. The early settlers cleared the land from prairie grass and mesquite trees using plows pulled by mules. Most of the current landowners are the children and grandchildren of the original settlers.

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