Teneryville

Teneryville, a community in northern Gregg County, was founded in 1931, when the Lathrop oil well came in. The town was named for G. B. Tenery, on whose land the oil was discovered. In 1931 there were 200 people living in the area; by 1966 only four or five families remained. The site was part of Longview by the early 1990s.

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

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Place type

Teneryville is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    32.53736810
    Longitude
    -94.80799090

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Is Incorporated

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