Sherry

Sherry, six miles southwest of Clarksville in southern Red River County, developed as a trade center around a cotton gin established in the late 1890s. James W. Cornett secured a post office in his store in 1902. The office was discontinued in 1923; maps of 1926 indicate a rural church and a school. In 1984 Sherry contained a community hall, a church, and a few widely scattered houses. The population was fifteen 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

Sherry is classified as a Town

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.54344280
    Longitude
    -95.10299990

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Sherry by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
15 2009 Local Officials