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SHOCKLEY, TEXAS. Shockley was on the Leon River in northern Hamilton County ten miles from Hamilton, from which it received mail. The community was named for A. P. Shockley, who settled in the area in 1876 and was county sheriff in 1892. In the late 1980s the community was no longer on highway maps.

Claudia Hazlewood


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

Claudia Hazlewood, "SHOCKLEY, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed July 04, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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