RALEIGH, TX (FANNIN COUNTY)
RALEIGH, TEXAS (Fannin County). Raleigh, a small rural community in Fannin County, was established during the 1830s. It derived its name from that of Raleigh, North Carolina, the hometown of its founder, John G. Jouitt. Raleigh was incorporated in 1839 and had a post office by the next year. By 1850, however, it had ceased to exist as an organized community.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Brian Hart, "RALEIGH, TX (FANNIN COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvr07), accessed May 25, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.