Navo is ten miles east of Denton on U.S. Highway 380 in east central Denton County. It was established in 1847 by Thomas Navo, from whom it derived its name. A post office opened there in 1884 and closed in 1907. Navo reported a population of thirty-six from the mid-1930s through the late 1980s, when it had a grocery store and gas station. In 2000 the population was thirty-five.

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Place type

Navo is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Salt Branch)


Latitude: 33.22067390
Longitude: -96.93000470

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated