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CROSSVILLE, TEXAS

Texas Ghost Town
Bell County / Coryell County Line, North Central Texas
About 5 Miles E of Copperas Cove
Part of the Fort Hood Military Reservation of Belton


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History in Pecan Shell

Early settler James M. Cross is the town’s namesake. Settlement began prior to the Civil War, although it wasn’t until 1872 when a post office was granted.

The 1880 Census counted forty residents in Crossville, but nevertheless, the post office closed the following year.

The community lived through both the Great Depression and WWII, sharing the good and bad (mostly bad) with neighbors Ruth and Eliga, Texas. All three communities were made part of Camp (Now Fort) Hood when it was established in 1942.


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Camp Hood Texas old postcard
Greetings from Camp Hood
Postcard courtesy www.rootsweb.com/ %7Etxpstcrd/
Crossville TX Bell County 1870 Postmark info
Crossville TX Bell County 1870 Postmark
Cover cancelled with 1870s Crossville postmark
Courtesy The John J. Germann Collection
Bell County TX Map

Bell County Map showing Crossville
Modification of Texas General Land Office 1920s map

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