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MOUNT TABOR, TEXAS. Mount Tabor, a rural community eight miles northwest of Paris in northwestern Lamar County, was evidently first settled after the Civil War. During the mid-1930s the community had a church, a cemetery, and a number of houses; a school and several stores were located nearby. The community declined after World War II, and in the early 1990s only a church and a cemetery remained there.

Christopher Long


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

Christopher Long, "MOUNT TABOR, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed September 02, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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