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ZION HILL, TEXAS (Upshur County). Zion Hill, a rural community eight miles north of Gilmer off Farm Road 2263 in north central Upshur County, grew up around a church established sometime before 1900. In the mid-1930s the community had a school, a church, and number of houses. The school was closed after World War II, and in the mid-1960s only a church and a few widely scattered houses remained. In 1990 Zion Hill was a dispersed rural community.

Christopher Long


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

Christopher Long, "ZION HILL, TX (UPSHUR COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed September 02, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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