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DENNY, TX

DENNY, TEXAS. Denny was on the Houston and Texas Central Railway in the eastern corner of Falls County. Although Denny served primarily as a railroad siding, a small cluster of businesses and residences developed at the site. A post office was established there in 1899, and by 1914 a general store and a grocery were also in operation. The Denny post office was discontinued in 1917. County highway maps in the 1940s continued to show Denny as a railroad siding with several houses nearby, but by the 1980s the community was no longer marked on maps.

Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl

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Handbook of Texas Online, Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, "Denny, TX," accessed September 27, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hrdfy.

Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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