Prairie View, TX (Coryell County)


By: Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl

Type: General Entry

Published: September 1, 1995


Prairie View was four miles north of Turnersville in northern Coryell County. The school at Prairie View was built in 1905 and that year had eighty-five students and two teachers; it was consolidated with the Turnersville district in 1930. No population estimates for Prairie View were available. Only a cemetery marked the location on county highway maps in the 1980s.

Coryell County Genealogical Society, Coryell County, Texas, Families, 1854–1985 (Dallas: Taylor, 1986).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, “Prairie View, TX (Coryell County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed July 07, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/prairie-view-tx-coryell-county.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

September 1, 1995

Place
Prairie View
Currently Exists
No
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1344524
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Coryell County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 31.67071390°
  • Longitude: -97.73891260°