Freedom, TX

By: Laurie E. Jasinski

Type: General Entry

Published: November 18, 2004

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Freedom is a small rural community located off State Highway 19 about six miles northeast of Emory in northeastern Rains County and near Lake Fork Reservoir. Freedom School operated in the early 1900s but was probably closed by the mid-1900s. No population estimates were available for the community until 1990 and 2000 when sixty residents were reported. Freedom Church of God served families in the area.

Rains County Site, TXGenWeb (, accessed September 21, 2004.


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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, “Freedom, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 17, 2021,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 18, 2004