Cherokee County, in East Texas, has 19 located freedom colonies and seven that are not located or need more research. Cherokee County illustrates how much we can learn from your public input! Settlements identified for Cherokee County are: Blount’s Chapel, Bulah, Church Hill, Cuney, Delmer, Elm Grove, Green Chapel, Holly Springs, Jacksonville, Lost Ball, Macedonia, Mount Comfort, Mount Haven, Mount Olive, New Hope, Old Larissa, Pine Grove, Pine Hill, Pleasant Plains, Pleasant View, Rock Hill, Shady Grove, St. Thomas Chapel, Sweet Union, Weeping Mary, and Woodville.
Settlements in Cherokee County that are not located or verified are Blount’s Chapel, Delmer, Holly Springs, Lost Ball, and Macedonia. Even when a freedom colony is located, more information is always needed – we hope we can learn more from you!