Wallace Chapel, TX


By: Christopher Long

Type: General Entry

Published: September 1, 1995


Wallace Chapel, a rural community eleven miles north of Gilmer off U.S. Highway 271 in north central Upshur County, was settled sometime before 1900 around a church. In the mid-1930s the community had a school, a church, and number of houses. The school was closed after World War II, and in the mid-1960s only a church and a few widely scattered houses remained. No population estimates were 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, “Wallace Chapel, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed August 07, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/wallace-chapel-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

September 1, 1995

Place
Wallace Chapel
Currently Exists
No
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1349393
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Upshur County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 32.88485120°
  • Longitude: -94.96910360°