Griffing Park, Port Arthur, Texas

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Griffing Park is an area of Port Arthur, Texas, United States that used to be a separate city in Jefferson County.

In 1929 Port Arthur began its attempts to annex Griffing Park, which incorporated on November 13 of that year. In 1983 Port Arthur annexed Griffing Park. Handbook of Texas describes the 1983 merging process as "kicking and screaming."

Education[edit]

Griffing Park is within the Port Arthur Independent School District.

Further reading[edit]

  • "Consolidation put into operation." Port Arthur News. February 1, 1983.
  • "Goodbye to Gritting Park."
  • "Consolidation official, marks ‘step forward’."

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