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McCook is an unincorporated community in Hidalgo County, Texas, United States.[1] The community is located on Farm to Market Road 681 30 miles (48 km) northwest of McAllen.[2]

McCook, Texas
McCook is located in Texas
McCook
McCook
McCook is located in the United States
McCook
McCook
Coordinates: 26°29′01″N 98°23′27″W / 26.48361°N 98.39083°W / 26.48361; -98.39083Coordinates: 26°29′01″N 98°23′27″W / 26.48361°N 98.39083°W / 26.48361; -98.39083
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountyHidalgo
Elevation
305 ft (93 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)956
GNIS feature ID1341163[1]

HistoryEdit

McCook was founded circa 1925. By 1936, the community had its own school district, post office, and church; for the next few decades, its population hovered near 40 residents. By 1964, the population had risen to 100. As of 2000, the population was 91; the residents were spread out over a rural area, and the community no longer had any businesses.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "McCook". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b McCook, TX from the Handbook of Texas Online