PIEDMONT, TX (UPSHUR COUNTY)
PIEDMONT, TEXAS (Upshur County). Piedmont, three miles southeast of Gilmer and a mile east of U.S. Highway 271 in south central Upshur County, was probably established around 1900. In the mid-1930s the community had a school, a church, and a number of houses. Many of its residents moved away after World War II, but in the mid-1960s the school and the church were still present. In 1990 Piedmont was a dispersed rural community. In 2000 the population was twenty.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Christopher Long, "PIEDMONT, TX (UPSHUR COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrpsn), accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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