GROVETON FRONT, TX
GROVETON FRONT, TEXAS. Groveton Front was a logging and farming community on the Trinity County Lumber Company Railroad eight miles south of Groveton in south central Trinity County. It was settled before 1900, and most of its residents worked for the Trinity County Lumber Company. At its height the community had a company-owned commissary, the Magnolia school, and a number of houses. Groveton Front declined in the early 1900s, when most of the surrounding timber was depleted. Its school was later closed, and by the early 1990s only a few scattered houses remained in the area.
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, "Groveton Front, TX," accessed April 29, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrggv.
Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
Get Texas history every day,
with day by day
Each day's email tells a little bit more of the story of Texas and links to our collection of more than 27,000 articles