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UNION GROVE, TX (UPSHUR COUNTY)
UNION GROVE, TEXAS (Upshur County). Union Grove, a farming community a mile west of State Highway 155 and eleven miles southwest of Gilmer in southwestern Upshur County, was first settled before 1900. Around that time a school opened there, and in 1907 it had twenty-six black students. During the mid-1930s the community included a school, a church, a cemetery, and a few houses. After World War II its school was consolidated with that of Big Sandy, and in the mid-1960s all that remained of the community was a church and cemetery. In 1990 Union Grove was a dispersed rural community. The population was 346 in 2000.
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