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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Upshur County, Texas.

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Established in 1846, Upshur County was named for Abel Parker Upshur, Secretary of State under John Tyler.

Upshur County has the distinction of being the county that has the largest settlement in Texas organized by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1904, the Latter-day Saint Southwestern States Mission organized a colony at Kelsey, Texas.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Towns & Communities

  • Big Sandy
  • Clarksville City (part)
  • Coffeeville
  • Diana
  • East Mountain (part)
  • Enoch
  • Gilmer (County Seat)
  • Gladewater (part)
  • Kelsey
  • Ore City
  • Rhonesboro
  • Simpsonville
  • Union Grove
  • Warren City (part)