Peter's Prairie

Peters Prairie is five miles southeast of Clarksville in southern Red River County. It was named for nearby Peters Prairie, where Stephen Peters reportedly sent his slaves for timber and game. From 1945 through 2000 the population of Peters Prairie was reported as forty. The settlement often appears as part of Petersburg on maps of the county.

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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Peter's Prairie by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
40 2009 Local Officials