Cornell was near the Angelina River in northern Angelina County. The settlement was established after the Civil War. Some lumbering was done there before 1900; later most residents earned their living from farming. By 1990 only a few scattered houses remained in the area.

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Claudia Hazlewood | © 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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Cornell is classified as a Town

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