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SARDIS, TX (FISHER COUNTY)

SARDIS, TEXAS (Fisher County). Sardis is on Farm Road 1657 ten miles west of Roby in central Fisher County. At one time it had a school, which was merged with the Roby school district in 1924. As early as the 1890s there was a Baptist church housed in the school. The church was moved to its own site in 1898, when a building was constructed of lumber hauled in from Sweetwater. This church later became one of two strong rural churches in the county. A cemetery is in the adjacent churchyard. The population of Sardis was reported as twelve in 1980 and 1990.

Charles G. Davis

Citation

The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Charles G. Davis, "SARDIS, TX (FISHER COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hns20), accessed September 24, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.