Pickering, TX

By: D. R. Taylor

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: March 1, 1995

Pickering was established in 1920 in eastern Shelby County on a tram line run from the Pickering Mill at Haslam. Though the community was an important timber center while the mill was in operation, Pickering disappeared when the tram railroad was removed.

Mildred Cariker Pinkston, People, Places, Happenings: Shelby County (Center, Texas: Pinkston, 1985).
  • Communities

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

D. R. Taylor, “Pickering, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed June 27, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/pickering-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

March 1, 1995

Currently Exists
Place Type
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Shelby County