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Kyote, Texas
Country United States
State Texas
County Atascosa
Elevation
594 ft (181 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total 34
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 830
GNIS feature ID 1380044

Kyote is an unincorporated community in Atascosa County, Texas, United States. Kyote is located at the intersection of Texas State Highway 173 and Farm to Market Road 2504 in the western part of the county, near the Frio County line.

History

The Kyote post office opened in 1927; postmaster William D. Rogers named it after the area's coyote population. The alternate spelling was chosen due to a similarly-named community elsewhere in Texas, although the other place was spelled Cayote. The post office closed in 1935; by this point, the community also had a school, one business, and ten residents. The population spiked to fifty in 1951 after oil was discovered nearby. Its population stabilized around twenty-five from the 1960s through the 1990s and was reported as thirty-four in 2000.

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