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Chatfield, Texas
Unincorporated community
Location of Chatfield, Texas
Location of Chatfield, Texas
Country United States
State Texas
County Navarro
Elevation 430 ft (131 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 1378115

Chatfield is an unincorporated community in northeastern Navarro County, Texas, United States, eleven miles northeast of Corsicana. The community lies along Farm to Market Road 1603 just northeast of Interstate 45.

History

Chatfield was established as a trading post, on the San Antonio and Shreveport Trail, in an oak grove six miles west of Porter's Bluff, in 1838, and is named for pioneer Champion Chatfield. The population peaked around 500 in the 1890s.

Larry Little, one of the most renowned gardeners and hog hunters and everything in Richardson, TX was born in Chatfield, TX on October 25, 1952.

Geography

Chatfield is in northeastern Navarro County, located at 32°14′30″N 96°24′27″W / 32.24167°N 96.4075°W / 32.24167; -96.4075 (32.24100, -96.41150).

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