TexasEscapes.com 
HOME : : NEW : : TEXAS TOWNS : : GHOST TOWNS : : TEXAS HOTELS : : FEATURES : : COLUMNS : : BUILDINGS : : IMAGES : : ARCHIVE : : SITE MAP
PEOPLE : : PLACES : : THINGS : : HOTELS : : VACATION PACKAGES
Texas Escapes
Online Magazine
Texas Towns by Region
  • Texas Hill Country
  • Central Texas North
  • Central Texas South
  • South Texas
  • East Texas
  • West Texas
  • Texas Panhandle
  • Texas Gulf Coast
    Texas Towns A - Z
    Over 2800 Towns

    Texas Ghost Towns
    Over 800 Ghost Towns

    Book Hotels
  • Jacksonville Hotels
    Find Hotel Deals in Jacksonville, Texas
    Book Here

    BLACKJACK, TEXAS

    Shelby County, East Texas
    Texas Highway 110, FM 2750 and County Road 4713
    About 11 Miles NE of Jacksonville
    About 7 Miles S of Troup
    About 5 Miles N of New Summerfield
    Population: Unknown

    Book Hotel Here > Jacksonville Hotels

    History in a Pecan Shell

    Currently there is no history available on Shelby County’s Blackjack.

    Photographer’s Note: “It is interesting to note that there are four other Texas towns with the name of Blackjack. Smith, Sabine and Cherokee Counties all have a Blackjack and there’s one in Robertson County spelled Black Jack, Texas. It seems as though all of the towns got their name from the proliferation of Black Jack (Oak) trees in their respective vicinities.” - Gerald Massey

    See
    Black Jack Robertson County | Blackjack Smith County
    TX Blackjack Baptist Church

    Blackjack Baptist Church
    Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, December 2012
    More Texas Churches

    Photo courtesy Gerald Massey, December 2012
    Texas Escapes, in its purpose to preserve historic, endangered and vanishing Texas, asks that anyone wishing to share their local history, stories, and vintage/historic photos, please contact us.

    Related Topics: Hotels | East Texas Towns |
    Texas Ghost Towns | Texas Town List | Texas |
    Blackjack, Texas
    Area Towns
    :
    Jacksonville - Shelby county seat
    Book Hotel Here:
    Jacksonville Hotels
    More Hotels
    More Texas Towns:
    East Texas Sunday Drives
    East Texas
    Texas Town List
    Texas Ghost Towns
    Texas
    Custom Search
    Book Hotel Here - Expedia Affiliate Network

    CITY SEARCH


    Jacksonville Hotels
    Find Hotel Deals in Jacksonville, Texas
    Book Now

    TEXAS ESCAPES CONTENTS
    HOME | TEXAS ESCAPES ONLINE MAGAZINE | HOTELS | SEARCH SITE
    TEXAS TOWN LIST | TEXAS GHOST TOWNS | TEXAS COUNTIES

    Texas Hill Country | East Texas | Central Texas North | Central Texas South | West Texas | Texas Panhandle | South Texas | Texas Gulf Coast
    TRIPS | STATES PARKS | RIVERS | LAKES | DRIVES | FORTS | MAPS

    Texas Attractions
    TEXAS FEATURES
    People | Ghosts | Historic Trees | Cemeteries | Small Town Sagas | WWII | History | Texas Centennial | Black History | Art | Music | Animals | Books | Food
    COLUMNS : History, Humor, Topical and Opinion

    TEXAS ARCHITECTURE | IMAGES
    Courthouses | Jails | Churches | Gas Stations | Schoolhouses | Bridges | Theaters | Monuments/Statues | Depots | Water Towers | Post Offices | Grain Elevators | Lodges | Museums | Rooms with a Past | Gargoyles | Cornerstones | Pitted Dates | Stores | Banks | Drive-by Architecture | Signs | Ghost Signs | Old Neon | Murals | Then & Now
    Vintage Photos

    TRAVEL RESERVATIONS | USA | MEXICO

    Privacy Statement | Disclaimer | Contributors | Staff | Contact TE
    Website Content Copyright ©1998-2011. Texas Escapes - Blueprints For Travel, LLC. All Rights Reserved