Zion Hill

Zion Hill, a rural community eight miles north of Gilmer off Farm Road 2263 in north central Upshur County, grew up around a church established sometime before 1900. In the mid-1930s the community had a school, a church, and number of houses. The school was closed after World War II, and in the mid-1960s only a church and a few widely scattered houses remained. In 1990 Zion Hill was a dispersed rural community.

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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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Place type

Zion Hill is classified as a Town


Latitude: 32.84429830
Longitude: -94.89743530

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated