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GREENVILLE, TEXAS (Gregg County). Greenville, a farming community two miles west of Easton in extreme southeastern Gregg County, was probably established around 1900. In the mid-1930s the community had a number of houses and a school, church, and store. After World War II its school closed, and many of Greenville's residents moved away. In the early 1990s only a few scattered dwellings remained in the area.


Eugene W. McWhorter, Traditions of the Land: The History of Gregg County (Longview, Texas: Gregg County Historical Foundation, 1989).

Christopher Long

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Christopher Long, "GREENVILLE, TX (GREGG COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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