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McCoy is five miles southwest of Clarksville in southern Red River County. It was named for the Jasper McCoy family, who settled on a plantation in the area before the Civil War. The community was reported as having one business during the 1930s. In 1984 McCoy had a community hall and several widely scattered houses. In 1990 and again in 2000 the population was 175.

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McCoy is classified as a Town


Latitude: 33.57677600
Longitude: -95.12577890

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McCoy by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
175 2009 Local Officials