Chinquapin, TX (San Augustine County)


By: Mark Odintz

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: December 1, 1994


Chinquapin is on Chinquapin Creek at the intersection of State Highway 103 and a country road, nine miles southeast of San Augustine in eastern San Augustine County. It was settled before 1900 and named for the nearby creek and the chinquapin trees that are common in the area. In 1904 Chinquapin had two schools serving 100 pupils and three teachers. In 1940 it had a business, an estimated population of twenty-five, two churches, and a number of dwellings. In the 1980s Chinquapin had a number of dwellings, a cemetery, and a church.

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

Mark Odintz, “Chinquapin, TX (San Augustine County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 22, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/chinquapin-tx-san-augustine-county.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1952
December 1, 1994

Place
Chinquapin
Currently Exists
No
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1381632
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • San Augustine County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 31.40296210°
  • Longitude: -94.09936070°