Claybank, 4½ miles east of Kilgore in south central Gregg County, was probably established after the Civil War. A post office operated from 1897 until 1902. Around 1900 the small settlement had a general store and a number of houses. By the early 1920s the community no longer appeared on maps.

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Christopher Long | © TSHA

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Place type

Claybank is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Butts)

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated