Snap

Snap, a farming community off State Highway 315 six miles southwest of Carthage in southwestern Panola County, was settled after the Civil War and named for Snap Cariker, a physician and early resident. A post office operated there from 1899 to 1906, when local mail was sent to Carthage. In the mid-1930s Snap consisted of a store, a church, a cemetery, and a number of houses; the community reported seven residents in 1936. After World War II its store closed and the church was disbanded. By the early 1990s only a cemetery 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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Place type

Snap is classified as a Town

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Locations

  • Latitude
    32.10238560
    Longitude
    -94.41381170

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Is Incorporated

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