Shady Shores, TX


By: David Minor

Type: General Entry

Published: 1976

Updated: April 1, 1995


Shady Shores is on U.S. Highway 77 (Interstate 35 East) near the shoreline of Lewisville Lake seven miles southeast of Denton in Denton County. It was incorporated in October 1960. The community's population increased from 543 in 1970 to 813 in 1980. The increase was, in part, a result of the economic development of the area between Dallas and Denton. In 1990 the population was 1,045. The population grew to 1,461 in 2000.

Denton Record-Chronicle, October 25, 1960, July 11, 1976.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

David Minor, “Shady Shores, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 16, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/shady-shores-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1976
April 1, 1995

Place
Shady Shores
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
2413275
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: Yes
Belongs to
  • Denton County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 33.16266630°
  • Longitude: -97.03944200°
Population Counts
People Year
1,045 1990
1,461 2000
2,612 2010
3,169 2019