McCoy, TX (Red River County)


By: Cecil Harper, Jr.

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: July 31, 2020


McCoy is five miles southwest of Clarksville in southern Red River County. It was named for the Jasper McCoy family, who settled on a plantation in the area before the Civil War. The community was reported as having one business during the 1930s. In 1984 McCoy had a community hall and several widely scattered houses. In 1990 and again in 2000 the population was 175.

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

Cecil Harper, Jr., “McCoy, TX (Red River County),” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 25, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/mccoy-tx-red-river-county.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1952
July 31, 2020

Place
McCoy
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
1380165
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: No
Belongs to
  • Red River County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 33.57677600°
  • Longitude: -95.12577890°
Population Counts
People Year
175 2009