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TEHUACANA VALLEY, TEXAS. Tehuacana Valley, a black community probably located near the Tehuacana community in northeastern Limestone County, developed around a Missionary Baptist church and a school. It was probably consolidated with a nearby community by the early 1900s.


Walter F. Cotton, History of Negroes of Limestone County from 1860 to 1939 (Mexia, Texas: Chatman and Merriwether, 1939).

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl


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

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, "TEHUACANA VALLEY, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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