East Tawakoni, TX


By: Christopher Long

Type: General Entry

Published: 1976

Updated: January 1, 1995


East Tawakoni is on State Highway 276 nine miles west of Emory in western Rains County. It was founded in the 1960s as a residential community on newly built Lake Tawakoni. In 1970 the reported population was 278; by 1990 the settlement had grown to 642 residents. The population was 775 in 2000.

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

Christopher Long, “East Tawakoni, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed August 07, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/east-tawakoni-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1976
January 1, 1995

Place
East Tawakoni
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
2410390
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: Yes
Belongs to
  • Rains County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 32.90537450°
  • Longitude: -95.93420400°
Population Counts
People Year
642 1990
775 2000
883 2010
992 2019