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ROCK SPRINGS, TEXAS (Marion County). Rock Springs is at the intersection of Farm roads 729 and 1969, eleven miles west of Jefferson in western Marion County. In 1938 the community had a one-room schoolhouse that accommodated twenty-nine black elementary students and one teacher. In 1962 the settlement consisted of several scattered dwellings and a church, and in 1983 the church was still marked on state highway maps.


Jack Reed Harvey, Survey and Proposed Reorganization of the Marion County Schools (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1940).

Mark Odintz


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

Mark Odintz, "ROCK SPRINGS, TX (MARION COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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