St. Clair

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St. Clair was founded in the early 1870s as a stop on the Texas and Pacific line near Gladewater in northwestern Gregg County. Some sources suggest that a St. Clair community was established as early as 1827, but no evidence has been found to substantiate this claim. St. Clair flourished briefly but had disappeared by 1900. Clarksville City developed at the old St. Clair site during the oil boom of the early 1930s.

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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.

Belongs to

St. Clair is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

St. Clair is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Clarksville City)
  • (Gladewater)

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated