William's Chapel

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Promotion: Nearby Van Zandt County

William's Chapel, twelve miles northwest of Canton in northwest Van Zandt County, had a school in 1890 that attained an enrollment of thirty-eight in 1904 and was consolidated with the Wills Point Independent School District by the 1950s. State highway maps of 1936 showed a church, a school, and a cemetery nearby, as well as scattered dwellings at the townsite, but the population subsequently dwindled, and by 1981 the community no longer appeared on maps.

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Diana J. Kleiner | © 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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Place type

William's Chapel is classified as a Town

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated