Moscow, Texas facts for kids
Moscow is at the junction of U.S. Highway 59 and Farm to Market Road 350, ninety miles north of Houston in central Polk County.
The community was named for the distant city of Moscow, Russia, after postal authorities refused to accept the townspeople's first choice, there being another post office in the state with a similar name Greensboro, after the founder David Green.
Moscow was a flourishing town at one time with saloons, hotels and mule-drawn street cars.
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