Willow Springs

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Willow Springs is off Farm Road 3274 four miles south of Emory in southern Rains County. It was first settled around the time of the Civil War. A school was in operation by 1904, when it had an enrollment of ninety-three. In the mid-1930s the settlement had a school, a church, and a number of scattered dwellings. After World War II the school closed, and in the early 1990s only a cemetery and a few houses remained. In 1990 the reported population was fifty. The population remained the same in 2000.

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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.

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Willow Springs is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Willow Springs is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [Willow]
  • (Goff)


Latitude: 32.81651270
Longitude: -95.75079610

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


Population Count, 2014