Branch

Branch is on the shoreline of Lavon Lake eleven miles southeast of McKinney in southern Collin County. The settlement was named for J. T. Branch, who operated a general store there. A post office operated at the community from 1901 until 1903, when mail was routed through nearby Clear Lake. In 1960 the population of Branch was twenty-five; in 1980 and 1990 it was estimated at 447. The population remained unchanged in 2000.

Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Branch is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.10261800
    Longitude
    -96.51609940

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Branch by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
530 2009 Local Officials