Springfield

Springfield is at the intersection of Farm Road 837 and a country road, two miles west of State Highway 19 and nineteen miles northwest of Palestine in northwestern Anderson County. It was founded about 1875. In the 1930s Springfield had a church, a business, a factory, a number of dwellings scattered along the road, and a district school. In 1932 Springfield school served 163 pupils. By 1955 the school had been consolidated with the Tennessee Colony school, and in 1985 Springfield was a small crossroads community with a business, a church, and several homes. The population of the community was estimated at twenty from 1939 through 1990. In 2000 the population was thirty.

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

Yes

Place type

Springfield is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    31.98682840
    Longitude
    -95.80524000

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Springfield by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
30 2009 Local Officials