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HERRON CITY, TEXAS. Herron City was in southeastern Young County. It existed only during the oil boom of the 1920s, when it was a thriving shack community notorious for vice among its transient population.


Young County Federation of Women's Clubs, Scrapbook of Young County (Graham, Texas?, 194-?).


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

"HERRON CITY, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 29, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

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