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The Bartlett Historic District
is a historic district
In the United States, a historic district is a group of buildings, properties, or sites that have been designated by one of several entities on different levels as historically or architecturally significant. Buildings, structures, objects and sites within a historic district are normally divided...
in Bartlett, Texas
Bartlett is a city in Bell and Williamson Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 1,675 at the 2000 census, and 1,701 in the 2005 census estimate.Bartlett lies in two counties as well as two metropolitan areas...
, that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
The National Register of Historic Places is the United States government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation...
. The district consists of a two block area of early 20th century commercial row buildings centered along E. Clark Street and is bounded on the east by State Highway 95 and on the west by railroad tracks. Evie Street dissects the district, and the boundaries extend one block north and one half block south along Evie to include virtually all of Bartlett's commercial buildings.
The Bartlett Historic District stands as a cohesive grouping of early 1900s commercial buildings and reflects the town's prosperity achieved during the early 20th century as a cotton shipping center in central Texas. Presenting a remarkably intact main street, the district includes the core of the city's past and present commercial activities within a well-defined boundary. Particularly noteworthy is the high percentage of contributing structures within the district—88%. Although many of the buildings remain in fair condition, few have been significantly altered.