Jerusalem is north of Farm Road 2611 sixteen miles southwest of Angleton in southwestern Brazoria County. In 1896 it had a one-teacher school with seventy-two black students. The 1936 county highway map showed the school and scattered dwellings at the townsite; a 1972 map showed a school, a church, and a cemetery there. In 2000 county highway maps showed the cemetery.
Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.
Diana J. Kleiner | © Texas State Historical Association
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