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CHINQUAPIN, TEXAS (Van Zandt County). Chinquapin was twelve miles south of Canton in extreme south central Van Zandt County. In 1890 it had a school, that reached an enrollment of forty-six in 1904 and was consolidated with the Athens Independent School District by the 1950s. A cemetery and scattered dwellings marked the community on state highway maps in 1987. Chinquapin was still listed as a community in 1990.

Diana J. Kleiner

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Handbook of Texas Online, Diana J. Kleiner, "Chinquapin, TX (Van Zandt County)," accessed October 21, 2017,

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