South Groveton, TX

By: Christopher Long

Type: General Entry

Published: July 1, 1995

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South Groveton, a community on the southern outskirts of Groveton in central Trinity County, developed after 1900. By the mid-1930s the area had a population of just over 1,000 and twenty-five rated businesses. By the time of World War II the population began to decline, dropping to 619 by the mid-1940s. By the early 1990s the estimated population was only 175. Many South Groveton residents work in Groveton.


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

Christopher Long, “South Groveton, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 18, 2021,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

July 1, 1995