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Bois d'Arc, Texas
Country United States
State Texas
County Anderson
459 ft (140 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 430 & 903
GNIS feature ID 2034745

Bois d'Arc is a tiny unincorporated community in Anderson County, in the U.S. state of Texas. According to the Handbook of Texas, only 10 people lived in Bois d'Arc in 2000. It is a part of the Palestine, Texas micropolitan area. It has been termed a ghost town by


The Baptist Church has a membership of over 300, with an average attendance of 90-100. Mostly Anglo residents live in the community, but there are a few Hispanic families as well. The locals raise cattle, horses, and goats.


Bois d'Arc had a school in the 1930s, and enrolled 45 students in 1932. It was consolidated with the school in Montalba in 1955. Today the community is served by the Cayuga Independent School District.

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