Beard, TX


By: Diana J. Kleiner

Type: General Entry

Published: November 1, 1994


Beard was on Farm Road 3080 and North Chamblee Creek fourteen miles southwest of Canton in extreme southwest Van Zandt County. In 1906 the Beard school had thirty-seven pupils; by the 1950s the school had been consolidated with the Mabank Independent School District. State highway maps showed a church and cemetery at Beard from 1936 to 1981. The site is located near Odom, and its cemetery is frequently called Odom-Beard or Odom-Baird Cemetery.

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

Diana J. Kleiner, “Beard, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 25, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/beard-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994

Place
Beard
Currently Exists
No
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1330255
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Van Zandt County
Associated Names

Baird

Odem

Coordinates
  • Latitude: 32.38292050°
  • Longitude: -96.01830270°