Primrose

Primrose, on U.S. Highway 69 fourteen miles southeast of Rusk in southern Cherokee County, was probably first settled around the time of the Civil War. A church and school were established there by 1900. The school was consolidated with the Alto district in 1934, but as late as the mid-1930s Primrose had a church and a number of houses. After World War II many residents left the area, and in the 1980s only a church and a few scattered dwellings remained.

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

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Place type

Primrose is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    31.60403500
    Longitude
    -95.03097900

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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