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COFFEE CITY, TEXAS. Coffee City is off State Highway 155 twenty miles southeast of Athens in southeastern Henderson County. The largely residential community developed after the construction of nearby Lake Palestine in the early 1960s. The reported population of Coffee City in 1979 was 178; in 1990 it was 216 and in 2000 it was 193.

Christopher Long


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Christopher Long, "COFFEE CITY, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 30, 2015. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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