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GREATHOUSE, TEXAS. Greathouse was a farming community ten miles southwest of Waxahachie in southwestern Ellis County. During the 1930s it had a church, a cemetery, and a number of widely scattered dwellings. In 1980 the Greathouse Cemetery was on a spur off Farm Road 66 five miles east of Maypearl.

David Minor


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

David Minor, "GREATHOUSE, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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