Antioch, TX (Cass County)


By: Cecil Harper, Jr.

Type: General Entry

Published: November 1, 1994


Antioch is on Farm Road 96 seven miles northwest of Atlanta in northeastern Cass County. The settlement, originally called Anti, grew up around a church organized in 1856. It received a post office in 1888, which was discontinued about a year later, reestablished in 1901, and discontinued permanently in 1904. In 1936 Antioch had a church, a cemetery, a school, and several houses. In 1983 it had an estimated population of twenty-nine, a church, a cemetery, and two small businesses. In 1990 the population was still reported as twenty-nine. In 2000 the population grew to forty-five.

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

Cecil Harper, Jr., “Antioch, TX (Cass County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 20, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/antioch-tx-cass-county.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994

Place
Antioch
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1377945
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Cass County
Associated Names

Anti

Coordinates
  • Latitude: 33.18540610°
  • Longitude: -94.25574650°
Population Counts
People Year
45 2009