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BEREA, TEXAS

Marion County, East Texas

FM 728
4 Miles NW of Jefferson the county seat
Population: 74 (2000)

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Berea TX - Jefferson Christian Academy
Jefferson Christian Academy
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History in a Pecan Shell

The community was begun as a Seventh-day Adventist colony around 1914. Itís early history is underreported and it remains primarily a Seventh-day community with a church and a school (the Adventist Jefferson Rural Academy).

From the early 1960s when itís population was a reported 142 people, it declined to 74 in the 1970s, growing to an estimated 250 by the end of the 1980s.

Berea TX City Limit
Entering Berea
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Berea TX - Berea  Cemetery
Berea Cemetery
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Berea TX Building
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Berea TX - Castle like building
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Berea TX Scene
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Berea, Texas Nearby Towns:
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