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PROCELLA, TEXAS. Procella was an early settlement on the Angelina River just off U.S. Highway 59 eight miles southwest of Nacogdoches in southern Nacogdoches County. It grew up at a crossing on the Angelina about the time of the Civil War. At various times Procella has been the site of several stores, a sawmill, and a cotton gin. As late as the mid-1960s the area had two stores, a sawmill, and a cemetery. In the early 1990s only the cemetery and a few scattered houses remained. No population estimates were available.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Richard W. Haltom, The History of Nacogdoches County, Texas (Nacogdoches, 1880; rpt., Austin: Jenkins, 197-).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Christopher Long, "Procella, TX," accessed April 29, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrpzm.
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