Tucked in between Hwy. 146 and FM 2610 about 20 miles northeast of Cleveland, there’s this little enclave of streets whose names read like a collection of 1950s country catalogues. With the exception of Hillbilly Heaven Rd., all roughly 40 rights of way within the 620-acre subdivision called Wild Country Lake Estates take their names from American country musicians and entertainers like Tex Ritter, Ray Price, and Minnie Pearl.
And they’re nothing new — each street got its name when the subdivision was carved out of the land in the late ’70s. The tax map of its west side shows their official platting in county records: