East Center

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Promotion: Nearby Van Zandt County

East Center is on Farm Road 1652 eight miles northeast of Canton in northeastern Van Zandt County. The settlement had a school in 1890 that by 1904 had reached an enrollment of fifty-three and by the 1950s had been consolidated with the Grand Saline Independent School District. The 1936 county highway map showed a school and scattered residences at the townsite, but by 1981 only the church remained.

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Diana J. Kleiner | © 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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East Center is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

East Center is classified as a Town


Latitude: 32.60096680
Longitude: -95.73913030

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated