Eureka is twelve miles northwest of Mount Vernon in northwestern Franklin County. In 1896 it had a one-teacher, one-room school that served thirty-seven students. During the 1930s Eureka had a school, church, and business. By 1985 only widely scattered houses remained in the area. The population was eighteen in 2000.

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Cecil Harper, Jr. | © TSHA

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Place type

Eureka is classified as a Town


Latitude: 33.34927850
Longitude: -95.30605850

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


Population Count, 2009