DRISKELL, TEXAS. Driskell was near the junction of Farm roads 2022 and 2423, eight miles northeast of Crockett in east central Houston County. It was first settled in the mid-1870s by families from Cherokee County. Around 1890 it had a cotton gin, a church, and a number of scattered houses. By the mid-1930s it was no longer shown on highway maps.
Houston County Historical Commission, History of Houston County, Texas, 1687–1979 (Tulsa, Oklahoma: Heritage, 1979).
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Christopher Long, "DRISKELL, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrddv), accessed June 18, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.