Lynch

Lynch, on State Highway 35 eight miles west of Emory in western Rains County, was first settled around the time of the Civil War. A school was in operation there by 1904, when it had an enrollment of fifty-four. In the mid-1930s the settlement had a school, a church, and a number of scattered dwellings. After World War II the school closed, and in the early 1990s only a cemetery and a few houses remained.

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Christopher Long | © TSHA

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Belongs to

Lynch is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists

No

Place type

Lynch is classified as a Town

Location

Latitude: 32.89595480
Longitude: -95.92107770

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No