Center Grove, Texas
Center Grove was founded in 1925 through the consolidation of Pine Grove and Center Hill. In the 1930s, Center Grove had a few houses and a church. As of 1990, it still consists of several houses. Its last population estimate was 1966, where its population is 300.
Center Grove had a school that closed down sometime after 1964. Students now attend Lovelady Independent School District.
Notable Alumni at the Former School
Howard A. Wooten- Tuskegee Airman whose portrait became a famous recruiting photo for the Air Force many years after his death. It later became the official photo of the Tuskegee Airmen Foundation.
- "Center Grove". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- Long, Christopher. "Center Grove, TX (Houston County)". Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. Retrieved October 13, 2012.
- "Howard A. Wooten (1920-1948) • BlackPast". BlackPast. 2013-07-26. Retrieved 2019-05-13.
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