BOY, TEXAS. Boy, originally known as Japan, was on State Highway spur 494 and the Southern Pacific Railroad eighteen miles southeast of Conroe in southeastern Montgomery County. In 1979 the settlement consisted of a railroad station, a school, several churches, and numerous businesses. By that date, however, the community had been overtaken by suburban development between Porter and Humble, four miles to the south.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Will Branch, "BOY, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvbcq), accessed February 11, 2016. Uploaded on June 12, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.