CENTRAL, TX (VAN ZANDT COUNTY)
CENTRAL, TEXAS (Van Zandt County). Central, a farming community several miles northeast of Grand Saline in northeastern Van Zandt County, was the site of a local school built in 1901 on land donated by Zack Waddill. The enrollment at the Central school reached forty-four in 1905. A three-room school was built at the community in 1916. Several area churches met in the school before relocating at Crossroads. In 1936 the county highway map showed a school and two churches at the townsite. The local school was consolidated with the Grand Saline Independent School District in 1947. By 1987 only a single church and cemetery remained at the site.
Van Zandt County History Book Committee, History of Van Zandt County (Dallas, 1984).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Diana J. Kleiner, "CENTRAL, TX (VAN ZANDT COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrceb), accessed February 09, 2016. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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