Located in the South Central region of the United States, Texas covers around 268,596 square miles and holds close to 30 million residents. It's the second largest U.S. state and shares borders with the states of Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and the country of Mexico.
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Tennessee Colony is located off of Farm Road 321 fourteen miles northwest of Palestine in northwestern Anderson County.
Created by the Texas Legislature on March 24, 1846, Anderson County was named for former Republic of Texas Vice President Kenneth L. Anderson.
Bethel Cemetery. Originally part of a Mexican land grant awarded to Jose de Jesus Grande in 1828, land at this site was later granted to early area settler Henry Rampy.
Elkhart is at the intersection of State Highway 294 and U.S. Highway 287, eleven miles south of Palestine in southern Anderson County.
The Baptist Church of Elkhart owes its origin to the Cromwell family. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Cromwell came to Elkhart in the early ’80’s from Kansas.
Texas was built on small business. Small business is so important to Texas because it creates growth and innovation in the community in which the business is established. It's our hopes to create good relationships with the small business community so Texas continues to thrive as the best state in the US.