SPRINGFIELD, TX (ANDERSON COUNTY)
SPRINGFIELD, TEXAS (Anderson County). Springfield is at the intersection of Farm Road 837 and a country road, two miles west of State Highway 19 and nineteen miles northwest of Palestine in northwestern Anderson County. It was founded about 1875. In the 1930s Springfield had a church, a business, a factory, a number of dwellings scattered along the road, and a district school. In 1932 Springfield school served 163 pupils. By 1955 the school had been consolidated with the Tennessee Colony school, and in 1985 Springfield was a small crossroads community with a business, a church, and several homes. The population of the community was estimated at twenty from 1939 through 1990. In 2000 the population was thirty.
Thomas Paul Jones, The Reorganization of the Public Schools of Anderson County, Texas (M.Ed. thesis, University of Texas, 1934).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Mark Odintz, "SPRINGFIELD, TX (ANDERSON COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hns72), accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.