DRAW, TEXAS. Draw is at the intersection of Farm roads 213 and 1054, seventeen miles southeast of Tahoka in southeastern Lynn County. It took its name from Mooar's Draw, a canyon to the northeast. The community had a school as early as 1904. Draw's population was reported as only twenty-five in 1933, but in 1940 its population was estimated at 100 and continued to be reported at that level through 1960. By 1970 the population had dropped to thirty-five. In 1974 Draw had a cotton gin and a store. From 1980 through 2000 its population was thirty-nine.
Donald R. Abbe, The History of Lynn County (M.A. thesis, Texas Tech University, 1974).
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Donald R. Abbe, "DRAW, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hnd42), accessed February 07, 2016. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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