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EUREKA, TEXAS (Franklin County). Eureka is twelve miles northwest of Mount Vernon in northwestern Franklin County. In 1896 it had a one-teacher, one-room school that served thirty-seven students. During the 1930s Eureka had a school, church, and business. By 1985 only widely scattered houses remained in the area. The population was eighteen in 2000.

Cecil Harper, Jr.


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

Cecil Harper, Jr., "EUREKA, TX (FRANKLIN COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 25, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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