Possum Trot, Texas

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This article is about the town in Texas. For other uses, see Possum Trot.

Possum Trot is a small unincorporated community in southeastern Shelby County, Texas, United States, near the city of Huxley and the Louisiana border.[1] Originally settled by small farmers in the late nineteenth century,[1] Possum Trot's current residents are "mostly working-class African-Americans".[2]


  1. ^ a b Cecil Harper, Jr. "POSSUM TROT, TX". Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved 1 March 2012. 
  2. ^ "Possum Trot Families Open Hearts and Homes", by Erin Hayes, ABC News, November 19, 2008