Old Communities of Henderson County Texas


On this page we wanted to provide you with a look into the past into our old communites that have either vanished or are still around, just no longer thriving. We're hoping to provide you with a brief history of the communities and maybe a picture or two of them. If you know of other communities that are not listed here, or you know the history of a community and want us to use it. Please contact Bunny Freeman Boone Kees to let us know about them.


These communities, churchs, schools, branchs, creeks and lakes are listed on a map located in the office of the Henderson Co. Historical Commission. When we learn of a community's whereabouts it is added to this map.

Using State Highway 19 as the dividing line these are located on the west side of 19. If you have any information on these communities please let us know.

Antioch School Bazette Bridge Bethel School Big Sand Branch
Boyd's Corner Cedar Fork Church Center Union Church Clear Creek School
Corinth Church Cottonwood Church Drakes Branch Elam Church
Eureka School Flag Lake School Gallemore Lake Granville Lake
Holly Branch Humphries Bridge Jackson Chapel Jackson Prairie School
Johnson Chapel Lick Branch Lockland School Logan Store
Lyn Branch School Mankin School Meridith Camp Grounds Melton Rock
Mill Run School Modoc School Morrison Lake Motel Community
Mt. Moriah School Mt. Olive School Oakland Pauline
Pole Hollow Spring Post Oak School Ratcliff Roar
Rome School Sambo Barron Branch Sand Flat School Schultz Store
Shelton Mines St. Paul School Stockard Turkey Creek
Waller School Walnut Creek School Willow Springs Wofford


These are located on the east side of State Highway 19.
Alder Branch Allen Branch Anderson Marsh Barton's Chapel
Brentley Bridge Cade's Lake Carroll Branch Centerville
Centerville School #2 Chandler Bridge Chandler Lake Copper's Branch
Cox's Chapel Deep Eddy Deep Eddy Bridge Duncan Branch
Eain Branch Fairview School Flat Creek School Forrest Chruch
Forrest Church Friendship Church Goldman Branch Gum Creek School
Harris Lake Hickory Ridge Church Hollingsworth Bridge Hopewell Church
Lambright Pond Liberty Hill School Little Lot School Lone Star School
Martin Spring School McFarland Branch Morrow Pond Mt. Olive Church
Myrtle Springs School New Hope School Phillip's Chapel Pine Grove School
Pine Hill School Piney Ridge School Pleasant Ridge Church Red Hill School
Red Oak Church Redbud School Reed's Branch Church Sadler Spring School
Saider Chapel Sand Springs School Shady Grove Shelby Chapel
Summer Hill Church Union Chapel Wood's School Zion Hill



Most of these histories are from the Handbook of Texas Online
Aley Ash Switch HC Historical Commission file Ash Switch Battle Creek
Baxter Beck's Chapel Ben Wheeler Berryville
Bethel Big Rock Shelter Black Jack Brownsboro
Buffalo Community Bute Caney City Carroll Springs
Catfish Catfish Creek Centerview Centerville Community
Chandler Coffee City Cottonwood County Line Community
Cresent Heights Cross Roads Dauphin Community Davidson
Eustace

Eustace Early Settlers

Fancherland Fincastle Flag Lake Community
Flat Creek Community Forest Grove Four Mile Prairie Fox Community
Gerome Goshen Greeson Gum Creek Community
Gun Barrel City Larue Leagueville Mabank
Macedonia Malakoff Mallard Hill Community Mance
Mars Community Moore Station Murchison New York
Normandy Opelika Payne Spring Pickens
Pine Grove Pleasant View Pottowattomie Community Poynor Poyner
Prairieville Rock Hill Rome Sampson
Science Hill HC Historical Commission files Science Hill Seven Points

Seven Points Historical Commission discription

Star Harbor
Stockard Community Styx Tool Tri-Cities
Trinidad Turkey Creek Community Unity Vanall
Walnut Creek Community Walton Wildcat Willow Springs
 

A look into the past. Home of Y.V. & Rose Henry at Stockard

Photo of men in the Mars Community

Payne Spring picture of a group of men before 1900


Our Local Towns


Some Pictures of our old Railroad Stations


LaRue


Northeast Texas Station Archives-LaRue, Tx. Southern Pacific Lines


Athens


Northeast Texas Station Archives-Athens, Tx. Cottenbelt Route

Northeast Texas Station Archives-Athens, Tx. Southern Pacific Lines


Poyner


Northeast Texas Station Archives-Poyner, Tx. Southern Pacific Lines


Malakoff


Northeast Texas Station Archives-Malakoff, Tx. Cottonbelt Route


Eustace

Northeast Texas Station Archives-Eustace, Tx. Southern Pacific Lines

Early Settlers of Eustace


Brownsboro


Northeast Texas Station Archives-Brownsboro, Tx.-Cottonbelt Route


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