Creagleville

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Creagleville, on Farm Road 17 just south of U.S. Highway 80 and the Missouri Pacific line ten miles northeast of Canton in northeastern Van Zandt County, may have been named for Henry Creagle, a resident of the county when it was organized in 1848. Creagleville had a church and cemetery in 1890 and a school that reached an enrollment of sixty-one in 1904. In 1936 Creagleville had a school, a church, two cemeteries, and multiple dwellings. By the 1950s the local school had been consolidated with the Grand Saline Independent School District, and by 1987 the county highway map showed only a church and the cemeteries at the site.

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Diana J. Kleiner | © TSHA

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Belongs to

Creagleville is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists

No

Place type

Creagleville is classified as a Town

Location

Latitude: 32.66818580
Longitude: -95.75301920

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No