Myrtle Springs, TX (Henderson County)

By: Christopher Long

Type: General Entry

Published: April 1, 1995

Myrtle Springs, off Farm Road 315 twelve miles from Athens in Henderson County, was established in the late 1800s. In the mid-1930s the settlement had a school and a number of houses. After World War II the school closed, and in the early 1990s only a cemetery and a few houses remained.


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

Christopher Long, “Myrtle Springs, TX (Henderson County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 25, 2021,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

April 1, 1995