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SUMMERFIELD, TEXAS (Gregg County). Summerfield, a farming community just west of Airline Road in an area that is now part of Judson in northeastern Gregg County, was established sometime before the Civil War. It developed around a church and school called Summerfield. The school closed after 1900. After the 1930s Summerfield gradually became a part of Judson, but the Summerfield Methodist Church still existed in the early 1990s.


Eugene W. McWhorter, Traditions of the Land: The History of Gregg County (Longview, Texas: Gregg County Historical Foundation, 1989).

Christopher Long


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

Christopher Long, "SUMMERFIELD, TX (GREGG COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed July 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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