Snow Hill

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Snow Hill, a farming community off Farm Road 1649 twelve miles northeast of Gilmer in eastern Upshur County, was settled sometime before 1900, when a school was in operation there. By 1906 the school had an enrollment of sixty-eight black students. In the mid-1930s Snow Hill consisted of the school, a church, and a number of houses. The school was closed after World War II, and by the mid-1960s only the church and a few widely scattered houses remained. In 1990 Snow Hill was a dispersed rural community. By 2000 the population reached seventy-five.

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Christopher Long | © 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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Snow Hill is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Snow Hill is classified as a Town


Latitude: 32.77485830
Longitude: -94.76548750

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


Population Count, 2009