JACKSON, TX (SHELBY COUNTY)
JACKSON, TEXAS (Shelby County). Jackson, on State Highway 7 four miles south of Joaquin in northeastern Shelby County, was established in the 1890s and named for T. W. Jackson, a local resident. Its school served forty-eight students in 1899 and 102 by 1938. By 1946 the Jackson school had been consolidated with that of Joaquin, and Jackson consisted of a store, a filling station, and three residences. In 1988 it had a church, a cemetery, a business, and widely scattered houses.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Cecil Harper, Jr., "JACKSON, TX (SHELBY COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrj01), accessed February 07, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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