McCook

McCook is on Farm Road 681 thirty miles northwest of McAllen in west central Hidalgo County. The town was established around 1925. In 1936 McCook comprised a school district, a factory, a church, a post office, and a number of dwellings. The town had a population of forty and two businesses by 1941. In 1963 McCook still reported a population of forty and also included the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, a school, and dispersed dwellings. Its population reached a peak of 100 in 1964. In 1990 McCook was a dispersed rural community with a population of ninety-one and no reported businesses. The population remained the same 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

McCook is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    26.48367520
    Longitude
    -98.39085040

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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McCook by the Numbers

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50 2014 Local Officials