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DRISKELL, TEXAS. Driskell was near the junction of Farm roads 2022 and 2423, eight miles northeast of Crockett in east central Houston County. It was first settled in the mid-1870s by families from Cherokee County. Around 1890 it had a cotton gin, a church, and a number of scattered houses. By the mid-1930s it was no longer shown on highway maps.


Houston County Historical Commission, History of Houston County, Texas, 1687–1979 (Tulsa, Oklahoma: Heritage, 1979).

Christopher Long


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

Christopher Long, "DRISKELL, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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