Bynum, TX


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Bynum is a town in Hill County in Central Texas. The population was 225 at the 2000 census.
Bynum is located at 31°58′11″N 97°0′14″W / 31.96972°N 97.00389°W / 31.96972; -97.00389 (31.969782, -97.003852).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²), all of it land. It is named after longtime educator and businessman Dale Gordon Bynum, who died in 2009. He made his home in Roosevelt, Oklahoma, where he was a deacon of the church and headed up the business affairs of the cemetery there after he retired from teaching. Dale Bynum was married to Hazel, who preceded him in death. He had four daughters, Becky, Leah, Jana and Jill, and a host of grandchildren. He was a brilliant businessman and great leader of his community.