Prairie Springs

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Promotion: Nearby Van Zandt County

Prairie Springs was a farming community on State Highway 64 ten miles southeast of Canton in southeastern Van Zandt County. The Prairie Springs Methodist Episcopal Church South was founded there in 1866. In 1893 the congregation moved the church to a site in Ben Wheeler on the Edom and Canton Road. By 1987 only a cemetery with a historical marker remained at the former townsite of Prairie Springs.

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Diana J. Kleiner | © 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.

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Prairie Springs is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Prairie Springs is classified as a Town


Latitude: 32.46486220
Longitude: -95.72829720

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated