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MOUNT GILLION, TEXAS (Nacogdoches County). Mount Gillion, a rural community on State Highway 7 twelve miles east of Nacogdoches in eastern Nacogdoches County, was settled around 1900. A school for black children was in operation there by 1904, when it had an enrollment of forty-five. In the mid-1930s Mount Gillion had the school and a number of houses. After World War II many of its residents moved away, but as late as the mid-1960s a church and a number of scattered houses were in the area.

Christopher Long


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Christopher Long, "MOUNT GILLION, TX (NACOGDOCHES COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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