PETERSBURG, TX (RED RIVER COUNTY)
PETERSBURG, TEXAS (Red River County). Petersburg is 4½ miles southeast of Clarksville in southern Red River County. The community was named for Stephen Peters, who established a plantation in the area during the antebellum period. From 1933 through 1964 the population of the village was reported as seventy-five. By 1966 Petersburg was no longer listed in the Texas Almanac. Petersburg is sometimes considered part of Peters Prairie on maps of the county.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Cecil Harper, Jr., "Petersburg, TX (Red River County)," accessed February 14, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrp27.
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