Peters Prairie, TX


By: Cecil Harper, Jr.

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: May 1, 1995


Peters Prairie is five miles southeast of Clarksville in southern Red River County. It was named for nearby Peters Prairie, where Stephen Peters reportedly sent his slaves for timber and game. From 1945 through 2000 the population of Peters Prairie was reported as forty. The settlement often appears as part of Petersburg on maps of the county.

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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., “Peters Prairie, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 25, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/peters-prairie-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1952
May 1, 1995

Place
Peter's Prairie
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1380344
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Red River County
Associated Names

Peters-

Petersburg

Coordinates
  • Latitude: 33.54316540°
  • Longitude: -95.00494170°
Population Counts
People Year
40 2009