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ARCADIA, TEXAS

Shelby County, East Texas

31 45' 48"N, 94 20' 26" W (31.763333, -94.340556")
FM 138 and FM 1465
About 10 Miles W of Center
About 11 Miles E of Garrison
About 10 Miles S of Timpson
Population: 20 (2000)

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Arcadia TX - FM1645
FM 1645
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, December 2012
History in a Pecan Shell

Early history of Arcadia's founding and population figures are hard to come by. Although it had two schools early in the 20th Century, they merged with a larger district by the late 1930s.

After WWII, the community had a population estimated at 25 with two stores in operation plus a cotton gin. Twenty people have been reported as residents of Arcadia from 1972 through the 2000 census.
Arcadia TX - Old Gas Station
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, December 2012
Arcadia TX Old Gas Pump
Old Gas Pump
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, December 2012
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Arcadia TX - Powdrill Cemetery
Powdrill Cemetery
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, December 2012
Arcadia TX - Powdrill Cemetery Sign
Powdrill Cemetery Sign
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, December 2012
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Arcadia TX - Dog Trot Cabin

Dog Trot Cabin
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, December 2012

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Arcadia TX Farm
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, December 2012
Arcadia TX Barn
Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, December 2012
Shelby County Texas 1920s map
1920 Shelby County map showing Center, Tenaha & Timpson
Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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Arcadia, Texas Nearby Towns:
Center the county seat
Tenaha
Timpson
Carthage
Nacogdoches
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