LOIS, TEXAS. Lois is twelve miles south of Gainesville on Farm Road 2848 in southern Cooke County. The community developed in the late 1800s, and between 1897 and 1904 it had a post office. In 1936 Lois had a school, a factory, two other businesses, two churches, and a number of scattered dwellings. The population was estimated at fifty. In 1943 the Lois school was consolidated into the Valley View school district. By 1963 Lois had a factory, a business, a church, and an estimated population of sixty. The 1978 county highway map showed a church and a number of scattered dwellings at Lois. In 2000 the population was twenty.
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