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.


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.[1]

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


Moscow is served by Corrigan-Camden Independent School District.

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  1. ^ Ryan Jack (Sep 16, 1956). "What's in a (Town's) Name?". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. p. 28. Retrieved 20 May 2015. 

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