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Bascom, Texas
Country United States
State Texas
County Smith
571 ft (174 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 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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