Camey Spur (Camey) was on State Highway 121 sixteen miles southeast of Denton in southeastern Denton County. It was established about 1852 and named for Capt. William McKamy. For a time it served as a spur on the St. Louis-San Francisco Railway. A post office operated in Camey Spur from 1913 through 1925. In 1914 the community had a cotton gin, two general stores, and a population of thirty. It had two businesses and a population of forty-seven during the 1930s and 1940s, after which no population statistics were available.

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Adoption Status:
This place has been adopted and will not be available until April 11, 2025
Adopted by:
Dennis Magill
Dedication Message:
Mother born on cotton farm Camey TX 1923 Wanda Worth

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Place type

Camey is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [-Spur]


Latitude: 33.08345370
Longitude: -96.85611330

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated