PALMETTO, TX (NEWTON COUNTY)
PALMETTO, TEXAS (Newton County). Palmetto, seven miles from Newton in northwestern Newton County, was established in 1916 as a logging camp of the Palmetto Lumber Company. The employees numbered seventy-five, and the population of the camp was 250. When the timber supply was depleted in 1926, operations were discontinued. The installations were removed and the site abandoned.
Josephine Cochrum Peavy, A History of Newton County (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1942). Patricia Ward Wallace, Gleanings of Toledo Bend (Newton, Texas: Newton County Historical Commission, 1983).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Madeleine Martin, "PALMETTO, TX (NEWTON COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvp06), accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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