- Annual Meeting
- Get Involved
ANTIOCH, TX (STONEWALL COUNTY)
ANTIOCH, TEXAS (Stonewall County). Antioch was about two miles west of the site of present Peacock, near the Salt Fork of the Brazos River in west central Stonewall County. The settlement was established around 1889 and grew to include two stores and a gin during the 1890s and early 1900s. The Antioch Baptist Church, established in 1895 at the Bilberry settlement near Oriana, lasted until 1918; in 1905 its membership was 135. A local school started in 1897 served also as a community center, church, and Woodmen of the World lodge. When the Stamford and Northwestern Railway laid track south of the community in 1909, citizens and merchants of Antioch moved their town to the nearby settlement of Oriana.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:A History of Stonewall County (Aspermont, Texas: Stonewall County Historical Commission, 1979). Jerome R. Whitmire, The History of Stonewall County (M.A. thesis, Texas Technological College, 1936).
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Charles G. Davis, "ANTIOCH, TX (STONEWALL COUNTY)," accessed December 12, 2018, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hva41.
Uploaded on June 9, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.