Ebenezer, Camp County, Texas

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Ebenezer, Texas
Unincorporated community
Ebenezer, Texas is located in Texas
Ebenezer, Texas
Ebenezer, Texas
Coordinates: 32°58′19″N 94°52′52″W / 32.97194°N 94.88111°W / 32.97194; -94.88111Coordinates: 32°58′19″N 94°52′52″W / 32.97194°N 94.88111°W / 32.97194; -94.88111
Country United States
State Texas
County Camp
Elevation 344 ft (105 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 903
GNIS feature ID 1378240[1]

Ebenezer is an unincorporated community in Camp County, Texas, United States. Ebenezer is located on Farm to Market Road 557 5 miles (8.0 km) southeast of Pittsburg. The community was founded in the 1850s by Israel Braden Rape, Robert Devenport, and Thomas DeLaney, three settlers from Georgia. Rape founded a church and school, the latter of which was called Rape's Academy and became the town's first school district. Ebenezer was primarily a farming community and has never had any businesses besides mills and cotton gins. In 1955, the town's schools closed, and Ebenezer became part of the Pittsburg Independent School District. Ebenezer's population was 55 in 2000.[2]

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