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RUTH SPRINGS, TEXAS. Ruth Springs is a tiny residential community located about 1½ miles off State Highway 274 on the western shore of Cedar Creek Reservoir and fourteen miles west of Athens in western Henderson County. The lakeshore development probably began by the early 1980s. In 2000 Ruth Springs had a population of fifteen.

Laurie E. Jasinski


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Laurie E. Jasinski, "RUTH SPRINGS, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed October 13, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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