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RED BRANCH, TX (TRINITY COUNTY)

RED BRANCH, TEXAS (Trinity County). Red Branch, a rural community off State Highway 19 sixteen miles west of Groveton in extreme northwestern Trinity County, grew up around a school for African-American children. The school was established prior to 1896, when it had one teacher and an enrollment of forty-one. During the 1930s Red Branch had the school and a number of houses. The school was consolidated with Trinity schools in 1938, and in the early 1990s only a few scattered houses remained in the area. No population estimates were available.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

Patricia B. and Joseph W. Hensley, eds., Trinity County Beginnings (Groveton, Texas: Trinity County Book Committee, 1986).

Christopher Long

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Christopher Long, "RED BRANCH, TX (TRINITY COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrrpy), accessed February 11, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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