MCCOOK, TEXAS. McCook is on Farm Road 681 thirty miles northwest of McAllen in west central Hidalgo County. The town was established around 1925. In 1936 McCook comprised a school district, a factory, a church, a post office, and a number of dwellings. The town had a population of forty and two businesses by 1941. In 1963 McCook still reported a population of forty and also included the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, a school, and dispersed dwellings. Its population reached a peak of 100 in 1964. In 1990 McCook was a dispersed rural community with a population of ninety-one and no reported businesses. The population remained the same in 2000.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Alicia A. Garza, "McCook, TX," accessed May 27, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hnm22.
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