Elm Flat, TX

By: Christopher Long

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: October 21, 2020

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Elm Flat, on Farm Road 633 some nine miles southeast of Corsicana in southeastern Navarro County, first formed in the late 1870s. By 1906 it had two schools, one with forty White students and the other with fifty-three Black students. At its height during the early 1930s, Elm Flat had a number of houses, several stores, two churches, a school, and a cemetery. In the mid-1960s the community had several houses, a district school, and a church. Elm Flat was a dispersed rural community in the early 1990s.


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Christopher Long, “Elm Flat, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 18, 2021, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/elm-flat-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

October 21, 2020