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PRAIRIE VIEW, TEXAS (Coryell County). Prairie View was four miles north of Turnersville in northern Coryell County. The school at Prairie View was built in 1905 and that year had eighty-five students and two teachers; it was consolidated with the Turnersville district in 1930. No population estimates for Prairie View were available. Only a cemetery marked the location on county highway maps in the 1980s.


Coryell County Genealogical Society, Coryell County, Texas, Families, 1854–1985 (Dallas: Taylor, 1986).

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl


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

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, "PRAIRIE VIEW, TX (CORYELL COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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