Caney City is on State Highway 198 eleven miles west of Athens in western Henderson County. The largely residential community grew after the construction of Cedar Creek Reservoir in the mid-1960s. During the early 1980s Caney City was incorporated. Its population was 177 in 1980, and in 1990 it had a store and a reported population of 170. In 2000 the population was 236.
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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|187||2020||United States Census Bureau|
|226||2019||Texas Demographic Center|
|217||2010||United States Census Bureau|
|236||2000||United States Census Bureau|
|170||1990||United States Census Bureau|