Fox was 11½ miles southwest of Athens in southern Henderson County. A post office operated there from 1900 to 1901. After 1900 a mill and a church were in the area, but by the mid-1930s the settlement was no longer shown on maps. In the early 1990s only a few scattered houses remained in the area.

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Christopher Long | © TSHA

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

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Place type

Fox is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Perley)

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated