SYKES, TEXAS. Sykes (Sikes), in northeastern Tom Green County, had a school with two teachers in 1931 and an average attendance of twenty in 1933. By the 1980s the school had been abandoned, and the community no longer appeared on state highway maps.
Julia Grace Bitner, The History of Tom Green County, Texas (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1931). Clarence George Parsons, Proposed Plan for the Reorganization of the Schools in Tom Green County, Texas (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1939).
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Diana J. Kleiner, "SYKES, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrsac), accessed September 22, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.