Crossroads, near the site that became Horton, twelve miles northeast of Carthage in northeastern Panola County, was established after the Civil War. A school was operating there by 1897, when it had an enrollment of forty-six. In the mid-1930s the settlement had a church, a school, and a number of houses. Its school was later consolidated with the DeBerry school, and by the mid-1960s only a cemetery and a few scattered houses remained in the area.

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Christopher Long | © TSHA

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Place type

Crossroads is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Horton)


Latitude: 32.31849060
Longitude: -94.27269420

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated