Broom City, TX

By: Laurie E. Jasinski

Type: General Entry

Published: August 26, 2004

Broom City is a small rural community located off State Highway 294 and Farm Road 2419 about eleven miles southeast of Palestine in southern Anderson County. Highway maps in 1936 showed farms and one business in that area, and the settlement existed by name probably by the 1940s. Broom City had a few country residences and a population of twenty in 2000.

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

Laurie E. Jasinski, “Broom City, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 21, 2022,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

August 26, 2004

Broom City
Currently Exists
Place Type
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Anderson County
  • Latitude: 31.62276700°
  • Longitude: -95.52532700°
Population Counts
People Year
20 2009