Moscow, Texas

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Moscow is an unincorporated community in Polk County, Texas, United States. As of the year 2000, the community had approximately 170 residents.

Geography[edit]

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.

History[edit]

Originally called Green's, the name was changed to Moscow in 1853 after postal authorities rejected the proposed name of Greenville.

Moscow was a flourishing town at one time with saloons, hotels and mule-drawn street cars.

Education[edit]

Moscow is served by Corrigan-Camden Independent School District.

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Coordinates: 30°54′48″N 94°49′31″W / 30.91333°N 94.82528°W / 30.91333; -94.82528