Nickleberry, TX


By: Cecil Harper, Jr.

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: May 1, 1995


Nickleberry is on Farm Road 1399 two miles southeast of Marietta in northwestern Cass County. In the 1940s the focus of the community was a district school for black students. It was probably named for the Tip Nickleberry family, a black family who lived and farmed in the area in the early 1900s. In 1983 the town consisted of a school, a church, and a business. Nickleberry was still shown on county highway maps in 2000. No population figures were ever recorded.

Atlanta (Texas) Citizens Journal, October 13, 1904.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Cecil Harper, Jr., “Nickleberry, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 25, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/nickleberry-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1952
May 1, 1995

Place
Nickleberry
Currently Exists
No
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1378756
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Cass County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 33.14679250°
  • Longitude: -94.52020010°