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Fails is on State Highway 75 ten miles northwest of Huntsville in northwestern Walker County. The community developed around the Pine Creek Church. A school followed, constructed on property given by Joe Fails. The Pine Creek school offered six grades in 1911. In 1936 the community had scattered farm dwellings and one business.

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James L. Hailey | © 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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Place type

Fails is classified as a Town


Latitude: 30.81102500
Longitude: -95.70383550

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated