Cross Roads

Cross Roads, at the intersection of U.S. highways 377 and 380, four miles east of Denton in east central Denton County, came into existence as a result of the construction of Lake Dallas, which was completed in November 1927. In 1945 Cross Roads reported a population of fifty. By 1978 the number of residents had increased to 215, and in 1988 the population was estimated at 390. In 1990 it was 361. The population had grown to 603 by 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

Cross Roads is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.22778840
    Longitude
    -96.99804600

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No

Is Incorporated

Yes

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Cross Roads by the Numbers

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Population Counts

Cross Roads
Pop. Year Source
1,744 2020 United States Census Bureau
1,644 2019 Texas Demographic Center
1,563 2010 United States Census Bureau
603 2000 United States Census Bureau
361 1990 United States Census Bureau