Locust Grove

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Locust Grove, a farming community twelve miles southwest of Gilmer on the old Big Sandy-Gladewater highway in southwestern Upshur County, was first settled before the Civil War. In the mid-1930s Locust Grove had a church, a cemetery, a sawmill, and a number of houses. After World War II the sawmill closed and the church was disbanded. In the mid-1960s all that remained of the community was a cemetery and a few widely scattered houses.

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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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Locust Grove is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Locust Grove is classified as a Town


Latitude: 32.58736360
Longitude: -95.03605270

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated