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CALLIS, TX

CALLIS, TEXAS. Callis, also known as Oak Grove, was twenty-five miles northeast of McKinney in northeastern Collin County. A post office operated there from 1891 through 1904. By 1900 the community had a population of fifty, two stores, a cotton gin, a church, and a school. Its population stood at twenty-five by the mid-1940s, the last time population statistics were reported.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 
Roy Franklin Hall and Helen Gibbard Hall, Collin County: Pioneering in North Texas (Quanah, Texas: Nortex, 1975).
Brian Hart

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Handbook of Texas Online, Brian Hart, "Callis, TX," accessed April 30, 2016, http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvc13.

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