Thompson, Texas

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Thompson (also known as Zion Hill) is an unincorporated community in Trinity County, Texas. The community has a church and some homes; it once had a school, which opened in the 1880s. [1] It is incorrectly sometimes referred as Brush Prairie, which was a town right beside Zion Hill.

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Coordinates: 31°05′54″N95°18′58″W / 31.09833°N 95.31611°W / 31.09833; -95.31611

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