Anderson County, Texas, Landmarks & Vanished Communities

  • Feature Name
  • Type
  • Latitude
    Longitude
  • Description
  • Submitters Name
    E-mail address
  • Bethel
  • pop place
  • 315512N
    0955512W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Big Camp
  • locale
  • 315717N
    0960042W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Big Lake
  • reservoir
  • 314252N
    0955015W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Blackfoot
  • pop place
  • 315646N
    0955006W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Bradford
  • pop place
  • 315919N
    0954559W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Cayuga
  • pop place
  • 315725N
    0955828W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • City Lake
  • reservoir
  • 314543N
    0953954W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Concord School
  • vanished school
  • 31.78923
    -95.6463
  • This once was a thriving community with a one room school house. That disappeared many years ago, and now only a small church, Cemetery, and a few houses remain.
  • Gladys Armstrong
    ImaBR@aol.com
  • Cronin
  • pop place
  • 314034N
    0953659W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Elkhart
  • pop place
  • 313730N
    0953445W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Elmtown
  • pop place
  • 315345N
    0953742W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Elmwood
  • pop place
  • 315510N
    0953751W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Elmwood
  • vanished community
  • 31.78156
    -95.63416
  • There once was a school here and now the school is made into a home.
  • Gladys Armstrong
    ImaBR@aol.com
  • Frankston
  • pop place
  • 320309N
    0953022W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Harmony
  • pop place
  • 314529N
    0954737W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Herring
  • pop place
  • 314532N
    0952403W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Jarvis
  • pop place
  • 314518N
    0952641W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Kossuth
  • pop place
  • 314432N
    0952955W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Long Lake
  • pop place
  • 313858N
    0954651W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Montalba
  • pop place
  • 315235N
    0954357W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Neches
  • pop place
  • 315200N
    0952944W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Palestine
  • pop place
  • 313544N,
    0953751W
    314452N,
    0953722W
    314454N
    0953755W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Pert
  • pop place
  • 315521N
    0953250W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Salmon
  • pop place
  • 313423N
    0952954W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Scrougeout
  • vanished community
  • Scrougeout appears on the Anderson County list of old town names.
  • Jim Johnson
    jimjohn99@hotmail.com
  • Slocum
  • pop place
  • 313753N
    0952744W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Todd City
  • pop place
  • 315509N
    0952840W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Tucker
  • pop place
  • 314025N
    0954453W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Ward
  • pop place
  • 315426N
    0954817W
  • ~
  • USGS
  • Wild Cat Bluff
  • vanished community
  • 31.95897
    -95.97335
  • Legend has it, that it was so named because an Indian Woman was washing clothes in the river when a wild cat attacked her and she drowned the cat in the river. In the mid 1840's Pioneers from TN; AR; LA; & MS settled this area.
  • Gladys Armstrong
    ImaBR@aol.com
  • Yard
  • locale
  • 315143N
    0955812W
  • ~
  • USGS