Union Springs, TX


By: Christopher Long

Type: General Entry

Published: August 1, 1995


Union Springs, a rural community on U.S. Highway 259 fourteen miles north of Nacogdoches in northern Nacogdoches County, was established after the Civil War. A school was in operation by 1904, when it had sixty-three students. During the 1930s Union Springs had a school, a church, and several houses. The school was closed around the time of World War II, and in the early 1990s only the church and a few scattered houses remained. No population estimates are available.

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

Christopher Long, “Union Springs, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed June 25, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/union-springs-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

August 1, 1995

Place
Union Springs
Currently Exists
No
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1370471
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Nacogdoches County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 31.82406210°
  • Longitude: -94.68215520°