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TOOMEY, TEXAS. Toomey, nine miles southwest of Center in southwestern Shelby County, was named for Parson Toomey. It received a post office in 1894 with Sam P. Haliburton as postmaster. The post office was closed in 1907, and in 1946 Toomey had a store and thirty residents. By 1988 it no longer existed as a named community.

Cecil Harper, Jr.


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

Cecil Harper, Jr., "TOOMEY, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed July 28, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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