Verona

Verona is near Pilot Grove Creek eight miles northeast of McKinney in northeast Collin County. Settlement of the area began in the 1870s. The organization of the community began in the fall of 1872 when A. R. Womble built a general store to serve area farmers. Soon thereafter a gristmill, cotton gin, and school were established. A post office opened on September 27, 1876. In November 1901 mail service was discontinued and routed through Farmersville. Verona's population was estimated at seventy-five in 1890 and twenty-five in 1933.

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

Verona is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Womble)

Locations

  • Latitude
    33.25344760
    Longitude
    -96.43553980

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

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Verona by the Numbers

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Pop. Year Source
34 2009 Local Officials