- JOIN | SUPPORT TSHA
CODY, TEXAS. Cody (Cody Station) was near what is now Farm Road 1774, which parallels the Missouri Pacific Railroad, and three miles northwest of Magnolia, ten miles east of Plantersville, and thirteen miles northeast of Waller in far northeastern Waller County. The town was possibly named for Buffalo Bill Cody and had a post office from 1906, when 150 people lived in the area, until 1909. The Cody Sawmill Commissary housed the post office. A one-room school existed there in 1912. Cody was abandoned when the sawmill, after depleting the area's timber supply, closed. The town was probably gone by the time of World War I.
BIBLIOGRAPHY:Mildred W. Abshier, et al., Former Post Offices Of Waller County (Hempstead, Texas: Waller County Historical Society, 1977).
Image Use Disclaimer
All copyrighted materials included within the Handbook of Texas Online are in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107 related to Copyright and “Fair Use” for Non-Profit educational institutions, which permits the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA), to utilize copyrighted materials to further scholarship, education, and inform the public. The TSHA makes every effort to conform to the principles of fair use and to comply with copyright law.
For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml
If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond fair use, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Handbook of Texas Online, Paul M. Lucko, "Cody, TX," accessed April 27, 2017, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrcdj.
Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.