Prairie Creek

Prairie Creek was a farming community north of State Highway 64 and nineteen miles southeast of Canton in southeastern Van Zandt County. The community had a school for White students in 1890; its enrollment was fifty-eight in 1906. A Black school had an enrollment of twenty-nine in 1903. The schools were consolidated with the Redland school in 1963. In 1936 Prairie Creek had a school and scattered dwellings and in 1965 had a church and a school.

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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