Mount Pleasant, TX (Freestone County)


By: Chris Cravens

Type: General Entry

Published: April 1, 1995


Mount Pleasant is a rural community 1½ miles northeast of Snyder Lake in south central Freestone County.Its school had sixty-two black students enrolled in 1893 and fourteen in 1903. In the 1930s the community had a church, a cemetery, a school, and a number of scattered dwellings, and during the 1960s it consisted of a church, a cemetery, and several dwellings. Only the cemetery and church remained in 1990.

Freestone County Historical Commission, History of Freestone County, Texas (Fairfield, Texas, 1978).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Chris Cravens, “Mount Pleasant, TX (Freestone County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed June 29, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/mount-pleasant-tx-freestone-county.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

April 1, 1995

Place
Mount Pleasant
Currently Exists
No
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1375032
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Freestone County
Associated Names

2

Coordinates
  • Latitude: 31.56517330°
  • Longitude: -96.00690820°