MCCURLEY, TEXAS. McCurley was two miles southeast of the town of Lake Dallas in Denton County. It was named for the McCurley brothers, who settled there in the 1850s. A school district probably existed as early as the 1880s. In 1936 McCurley had a rural school and a separate school for blacks. The community was submerged by the waters of Lewisville Lake in the 1950s. In 1984 a Texas Historical Commission marker for the McCurley Cemetery was placed in nearby Lewisville.
Mary Jo Cowling, Geography of Denton County (Dallas: Banks, Upshaw, 1936). Marker Files, Texas Historical Commission, Austin.
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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.Randolph B. Campbell, "MCCURLEY, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvm56), accessed February 12, 2016. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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