McCoy

McCoy is on Farm Road 429 five miles northeast of Terrell in northeast Kaufman County. It was probably established during the 1880s and has served as a school and church community for area farmers. In 1885 a post office branch was opened. In 1896 it had 200 residents, six businesses, three churches, and a school. In 1903 postal service to the community ended. Over the next four decades the population gradually declined. By the middle of the Great Depression years McCoy had sixty-two residents; in the 1950s the population had stabilized at twenty, where it remained in 1990.

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

McCoy is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Lotta)
  • (Persimmon Grove)

Locations

  • Latitude
    32.82373610
    Longitude
    -96.10747250

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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McCoy by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
20 2009 Local Officials