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MCCOY, TEXAS (Red River County). McCoy is five miles southwest of Clarksville in southern Red River County. It was named for the Jasper McCoy family, who settled on a plantation in the area before the Civil War. The community was reported as having one business during the 1930s. In 1984 McCoy had a community hall and several widely scattered houses. In 1990 and again in 2000 the population was 175.

Cecil Harper, Jr.


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

Cecil Harper, Jr., "MCCOY, TX (RED RIVER COUNTY)," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 27, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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