SALEM, TX (BASTROP COUNTY)
SALEM, TEXAS (Bastrop County). Salem, two miles northwest of Jeddo in southern Bastrop County, had a one-teacher school for twenty-nine black students in 1881. In 1905 the students numbered fifty-five. The school became part of the Jeddo district when the county instituted a school district system in 1907. St. Philips Church and several houses marked Salem on maps of the county in the 1940s and 2000s, but no population estimates for the community were available.
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