Turner, north of Interstate 20 nine miles northwest of Canton in northwest Van Zandt County, had a school in 1890 and a church, a cemetery, a school, a business, and scattered dwellings in 1936. By 1981 state highway maps noted only the church at the townsite. Allen Cemetery, named for William J. Allen, is located on the Oscar David Martin farm within a mile of Turner.

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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