Happy Valley, TX


By: Christine E. Jett

Type: General Entry

Published: February 1, 1995


Happy Valley is at the intersection of Farm Road 1086 and U.S. Highway 277 on Valley Creek, thirty miles southwest of Abilene in southwestern Taylor County. Valley Creek School was established in the area in 1884 and had closed by the 1930s. The town had a business and a number of scattered dwellings in 1940. By the 1980s a number of homes remained along the creek. In 2000 the population was ten.

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

Christine E. Jett, “Happy Valley, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed July 07, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/happy-valley-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

February 1, 1995

Place
Happy Valley
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1378414
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Taylor County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 32.13263540°
  • Longitude: -100.10926150°
Population Counts
People Year
12 2009