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STONY POINT, TX

STONY POINT, TEXAS. Stony Point, a school community in Collin County, received its name from the white boulders projecting from the ground nearby. The Stony Point School was operating as a free school by 1880 and was still in existence by 1900 but closed soon after. The community was gradually abandoned after the school closed.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 

J. Lee and Lillian J. Stambaugh, A History of Collin County (Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 1958). Fred Tarpley, Place Names of Northeast Texas (Commerce: East Texas State University, 1969).

Lisa C. Maxwell

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Lisa C. Maxwell, "STONY POINT, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvsev), accessed February 09, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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