Main street/U.S. 80 in Greggton, circa 1947
|Elevation||351 ft (107 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area code(s)||430 & 903|
Greggton was an unincorporated community in Gregg County, located in the U.S. state of Texas. The community was originally founded in 1873 under the name "Willow Springs" as a stop on the Texas and Pacific Railway. Greggton's main thoroughfare would be designated as part of U.S. Highway 80 upon its establishment in 1926.
The East Texas Oil Boom of the early 1930s saw the town grow. A post office established in November 1932 and the name changed to "Greggton" around the same time. In 1920 the town had a population of 180. By 1936 the population had grown to 1500 with 125 business and by 1949 the population had grown to 2350. By the 1950s, the town had its own movie theater called "The Ritz"
Today, the Pine Tree Independent School District serves the parts of Longview that were once Greggton.
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