WILLOW OAK, TX
WILLOW OAK, TEXAS. Willow Oak, a rural community eleven miles north of Gilmer off U. S. Highway 271 in north central Upshur County, was settled sometime before 1900. In the mid-1930s it had a church and number of houses; children attended school in nearby Midway. In the mid-1960s Willow Oak was still the site of a church, a cemetery, and a few widely scattered houses. In 1990 Willow Oak was a dispersed rural community. No population estimates were available.
Audie Ray, Lurline, and Douglas Ray Stanley, comps. and eds., Upshur County Cemetery Records (Gilmer, Texas, 1974).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Christopher Long, "WILLOW OAK, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrwxr), accessed February 11, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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