CAMPGROUND, TEXAS. Campground was on State Highway 294 twelve miles southwest of Rusk in southern Cherokee County. It was first settled around the time of the Civil War and grew up around an early church of the same name. In the mid-1930s the small community had a church and a number of houses. After World War II many residents left the area, but in the early 1980s a church, a store, a cemetery, and a few scattered houses still remained. The community was no longer shown on county highway maps in 2000.
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Christopher Long, "Campground, TX," accessed January 18, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrcph.
Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.