Crossroads (Cross Roads), at the junction of State Highway 154 and Farm Road 1567, ten miles south of Sulphur Springs in south central Hopkins County, was settled before 1900. By 1905 a public school there had an enrollment of fifty-two students. In the mid-1930s Crossroads had the school, a store, and a number of scattered houses. After World War II most of the residents moved away. The school was consolidated with the Sulphur Springs school district, and the store later closed; by the early 1960s only a few houses remained at the site. In the early 1990s Crossroads was a dispersed rural community.

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Christopher Long | © TSHA

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Place type

Crossroads is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [Cross Roads]


Latitude: 32.99095160
Longitude: -95.59578930

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


Population Count, 2009