SCRUB CREEK, TX
SCRUB CREEK, TEXAS. Scrub Creek was a farming community off Farm Road 358 ten miles northeast of Groveton in northeastern Trinity County. It was first settled around the time of the Civil War and was named for a nearby creek. A school was established there before 1877; in 1896 it had an enrollment of thirty-four. During the 1930s the small community had a school, a church, a store, and a number of houses. The school was later consolidated with that of Centerville, and in the early 1990s only a church and a few scattered houses remained in the area.
Patricia B. and Joseph W. Hensley, eds., Trinity County Beginnings (Groveton, Texas: Trinity County Book Committee, 1986).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Christopher Long, "SCRUB CREEK, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrsnk), accessed February 10, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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