CRIB CREEK, TX
CRIB CREEK, TEXAS. Crib Creek, off Farm Road 357 near Helmic in northern Trinity County, was first settled before the Civil War and is said to have been named for a small corn crib built by Caddo Indians and found by early settlers in the area. By 1896 the community had a school, which that year had one teacher and thirty-two students. The local school was consolidated with the Hackberry school in 1915. In the 1930s there were still a number of houses in the area, but after World War II many of the residents moved away. In the early 1990s only a few scattered houses remained there.
Patricia B. and Joseph W. Hensley, eds., Trinity County Beginnings (Groveton, Texas: Trinity County Book Committee, 1986).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Christopher Long, "CRIB CREEK, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrcgl), accessed December 01, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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