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McCook, Texas
Country United States
State Texas
County Hidalgo
Elevation
305 ft (93 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 956
GNIS feature ID 1341163

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

History

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.

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