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Freedom is a small rural community located off State Highway 19 about six miles northeast of Emory in northeastern Rains County and near Lake Fork Reservoir. Freedom School operated in the early 1900s but was probably closed by the mid-1900s. No population estimates were available for the community until 1990 and 2000 when sixty residents were reported. Freedom Church of God served families in the area.

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Laurie E. Jasinski | © 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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Freedom is classified as a Town


Latitude: 32.95206330
Longitude: -95.71023820

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32 2014 Official Website