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Pierces Chapel, Texas
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Texas
County Cherokee
Elevation 423 ft (129 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 430 & 903
GNIS feature ID 1889542

Pierces Chapel (also Pierce's Chapel) is an unincorporated community in Cherokee County, Texas, United States.

History

Pierces Chapel is on Farm Road 747, 14 miles northwest of Rusk, Texas. The community was named for the Methodist church in the community which was named for Bishop George Foster Pierce of the Methodist Episcopal Church, who preached there, when he was going to the annual Texas state conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church.


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