Piney

Piney, in northern Titus County eight miles north of Mount Pleasant, was originally a black church and school community started after the Civil War. The first settlers in the area were the families of Henry Steward, Joe Cooper, Louis Gipson, Judge Nelson, and Pap Sharell. By 1932 the school had been consolidated with another district, and in 1984 Piney had a church, a cemetery, and scattered houses. No further information about the community was available.

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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Currently Exists

No

Place type

Piney is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.27039410
    Longitude
    -94.97465840

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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