Rainey's Chapel

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Rainey's Chapel, just west of Farm Road 859 six miles north of Canton in north central Van Zandt County, had a school that reached an enrollment of thirty-one in 1904 and was consolidated with the Edgewood Independent School District by the 1950s. State highway maps of 1936 indicated a church and scattered dwellings at the townsite; in 1987 the church and scattered residences remained.

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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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Rainey's Chapel is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Rainey's Chapel is classified as a Town


Latitude: 32.66041500
Longitude: -95.90303300

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated