Nebo was off Farm Road 346 thirty miles northwest of Rusk in northwestern Cherokee County. It was established around the time of the Civil War. A post office opened there in 1880, and by 1885 the community had a steam gristmill, a cotton gin, two churches, a district school, and an estimated sixty residents. The population reached 150 by 1892, but the community evidently declined after 1900. The post office closed in 1904, and by the mid-1930s Nebo no longer appeared on maps.

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.

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