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Ben Bolt
Water tower in Ben Bolt
Water tower in Ben Bolt
Country United States
State Texas
County Jim Wells County
Population
 • Total ~250
Time zone CST
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC)
ZIP code 78342
Area code(s) 361
Website BadgerCountry

Ben Bolt is an unincorporated community in south central Jim Wells County, Texas, United States, seven miles (11 km) south of Alice on U.S. Route 281.

History

Ben Bolt was founded in 1904. The community took its name from the popular song "Ben Bolt and Sweet Alice".

Geography

Ben Bolt is located at 27°38′51″N 98°5′0″W / 27.6475°N 98.083333°W / 27.6475; -98.083333 (27.6475, -98.08333).

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