Cooper, TX (Houston County)

By: Christopher Long

Type: General Entry

Published: December 1, 1994

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Cooper was on State Highway 21 nine miles southwest of Crockett in southwestern Houston County. It was probably established around 1900. In the mid-1930s the small community had a church, a cemetery, and a number of houses. After World War II many of the residents moved away, and by the early 1990s only a church and a few widely scattered houses remained in the area. In 2000 the population was twenty-seven.


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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Christopher Long, “Cooper, TX (Houston County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 18, 2021,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

December 1, 1994