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PHILIPPI, TEXAS. Philippi, among the earliest settlements in Gregg County, was probably founded in the late 1840s and was located near the present western edge of Longview. A pay school was established in the late 1840s or early 1850s by Professor Hamilton McNutt, who had a headright grant in the area. After the Civil War the settlement disappeared. No population estimates were available.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Eugene W. McWhorter, Traditions of the Land: The History of Gregg County (Longview, Texas: Gregg County Historical Foundation, 1989).
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