Holland Quarters

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Holland Quarters, on Farm Road 959 five miles northwest of Carthage in central Panola County, was established after the Civil War. A school known as Holland was in operation in the 1890s, and in 1897 it had an enrollment of seventy-nine black students. In the mid-1930s Holland Quarters had a school, a church, a cemetery, and a number of houses. During the 1940s its school was consolidated with that of Carthage, and in the mid-1960s only a church and a few scattered houses still remained in the area. In the early 1990s Holland Quarters was a dispersed rural community with an estimated population of forty. The population remained at forty in 2000.

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Christopher Long | © 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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Adoption Status:
This place has been adopted and will not be available until November 6, 2025
Adopted by:
Johnna Oates
Dedication Message:
In honor of my family

Belongs to

Holland Quarters is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Holland Quarters is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • ['s Quarters]

Location

Latitude: 32.16905020
Longitude: -94.42603360

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

Population Count, 2009

40