Chapel Hill

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Chapel Hill is off Farm Road 2088 fifteen miles northwest of Gilmer in northwestern Upshur County. Some sources say the town was established before 1872 by settlers from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. In the mid-1930s the community had a church and a small number of scattered houses. Children attended school at Piney Grove or Mount Lebanon. In the mid-1960s Chapel Hill had a church and a few houses. In 1990 it had a store and a church.

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Christopher Long | © TSHA

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Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Chapel Hill is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Chapel Hill is classified as a Town


Latitude: 32.88741300
Longitude: -95.11401400

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated