Place:Karnack, Harrison, Texas, United States


Alt namesKarnasource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS48010783
Coordinates32.667°N 94.167°W
Located inHarrison, Texas, United States
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Karnack is a rural unincorporated community in northeastern Harrison County near Caddo Lake in the eastern region of the U.S. state of Texas.

The town is named after Karnak, Egypt (near modern-day Luxor). It was thought that the community's alignment with the city of Port Caddo was relative to that of Karnack and Thebes.

Former First Lady of the United States Lady Bird Johnson was born in and reared in Karnack. Karnack is the hometown of Selena Gomez

The Caddo Lake National Wildlife Refuge, formerly the Longhorn Army Ammunition Plant, is located in Karnack.

Former Caddo Parish Sheriff Harold Terry was a welder in Karnack even before he fought in the Battle of Okinawa as a United States Marine in World War II.

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