Reklaw is a city in Cherokee and Rusk Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The population was 379 at the 2010 census.
Reklaw, Texas Townsite Sign
Location of Reklaw, Texas
|Coordinates: 31°51′43″N 94°59′6″W|
Reklaw is located at (31.861944, -94.984965).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.6 km²), all of it land. Most of the city lies in Cherokee County, with only a small portion extending into Rusk County.
The town is named for Margaret Walker, who donated the land for the townsite, but since a Walker, Texas already existed elsewhere, the town simply spelled her name backwards. Similarly, the nearby town of Saculwas also named with a spelling reversal.
The City of Reklaw is served by the Rusk Independent School District.
The United States Postal Service operates a post office in Reklaw to serve the residents of the city and the outlying areas.