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FAILS, TEXAS. Fails is on State Highway 75 ten miles northwest of Huntsville in northwestern Walker County. The community developed around the Pine Creek Church. A school followed, constructed on property given by Joe Fails. The Pine Creek school offered six grades in 1911. In 1936 the community had scattered farm dwellings and one business.


D'Anne McAdams Crews, ed., Huntsville and Walker County, Texas: A Bicentennial History (Huntsville, Texas: Sam Houston State University, 1976).

James L. Hailey


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

James L. Hailey, "FAILS, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed July 03, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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