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Bascom, Texas
Bascom, Texas is located in Texas
Bascom, Texas
Bascom, Texas
Location in Texas
Bascom, Texas is located in the United States
Bascom, Texas
Bascom, Texas
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Texas
County Smith
Elevation
571 ft (174 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area codes 430 & 903
GNIS feature ID 1330118

Bascom is an unincorporated community in Smith County, located in the U.S. state of Texas, settled in 1846 on the site of an Indian encampment and flowing spring. The community was named after the Christian preacher and circuit rider Henry Bidleman Bascom.

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