Douglas, Texas

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Douglas, Texas
Ghost town
Douglas is located in Texas
Douglas
Douglas
Douglas is located in the US
Douglas
Douglas
Coordinates: 32°21′04″N 95°04′06″W / 32.35111°N 95.06833°W / 32.35111; -95.06833Coordinates: 32°21′04″N 95°04′06″W / 32.35111°N 95.06833°W / 32.35111; -95.06833
Country United States
State Texas
County Smith
Elevation 469 ft (143 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 430 & 903
GNIS feature ID 1378221[1]

Douglas is an abandoned town in eastern Smith County, located in the U.S. state of Texas.[1] , near the old Jamestown-Tyler road. In 1936, the town had one dwelling and four buildings which were part of a school for black students, as well as a cemetery and farms. The school was later incorporated into the Arp Independent School District, and Douglas was essentially abandoned by the 1970s.

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