Mount Zion

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Mount Zion was twelve miles northwest of Gatesville in northwestern Coryell County. The community was established by settlers from other southern states after the Civil War and grew up around a two-room schoolhouse and a Methodist church. In 1904 the school had sixty-four students and one teacher; it was consolidated with the Jonesboro system in 1935. The church merged with a church in Pancake the same year. No evidence of the community appeared on county highway maps in the 1980s.

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Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl | © 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.

Belongs to

Mount Zion is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Mount Zion is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Pancake)

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated