LONSDALE, TEXAS. Lonsdale, a farming community north of Nacogdoches in northern Nacogdoches County, was probably established around 1900. The settlement served as a flag stop on the Texas and New Orleans Railroad after it was built through the area around 1903. During the 1930s Lonsdale had a depot and a number of houses. After World War II the depot was closed, and most of the residents moved away. In the early 1990s only a few scattered houses remained near the site.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Christopher Long, "LONSDALE, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvl76), accessed June 19, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.