Cottonwood

Cottonwood is a church community at the intersection of Farm Road 38 and a dirt road just east of Cottonwood Creek and twelve miles west of Paris in western Lamar County. By 1896 Cottonwood School reported one teacher and twenty-two pupils. Maps for 1936 showed the community with a school, a church, and a cluster of dwellings. Students from Cottonwood attended Central Independent School District by 1957 and by 1970 the North Lamar Independent School District. The church and cemetery, along with a few scattered homes, still appeared on maps of the area in 1984.

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

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Currently Exists

No

Place type

Cottonwood is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.71121330
    Longitude
    -95.78524310

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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